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‘Homecoming’ – Our Monthly Flash Fiction Post

Welcome to ‘Homecoming,’ the third in the Amrah Publishing House’s series of flash fiction. Not just any flash fiction, but flash fiction free for the reading, right here on our website. Something romantic and under a hundred words – who could say no to that? Homecoming “This isn’t funny, Jeff.” I frowned. My parents’ nagging … Continue reading

Manufacturing a Bestseller

Or, Why We Haven’t Published Lincoln’s Doctor’s Dog According to old publishing industry lore, the obvious way to publish a bestseller is to publish a book about Lincoln’s doctor’s dog. This strategy has been talked about since at least 1938 – since books about Lincoln, books about doctors, and books about dogs all sell particularly … Continue reading

Why We’ll Never See the End of Paper

The end of paper is nigh, right? With tablets and e-readers taking over every task paper used to fulfill – from virtual sticky notes to compressing War and Peace into something that fits into one’s pocket – it looks more and more likely that paper will be abolished. Or will it? While the Amrah Publishing … Continue reading

Fantastic Analysis of Today’s Readers, from Goodreads

  Goodreads, the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world, recently surveyed their users on how they discover books, how they read books, and which devices they use. The results offer great insight into the habits of readers today. Highlights of the results include: most people discover books through trusted friends, confirming … Continue reading

People Who Read EBooks – Who Are We?

Random House’s Research and Analytic’s team has pulled together information on the readers of ebooks in this handy infographic. Do more men settle down in an comfy chair with the latest electronic release than women, or is it the other way around? Is the older generation far more likely than their young and tech-savvy counterparts … Continue reading

How to Wrap an Ebook for Christmas

The difficulty with giving your loved one an ebook for Christmas is… ebooks are virtual. You can’t wrap them. You may have found the absolutely perfect ebook for your friend with a Kindle/iPad/Kobo, but you feel a little lame giving someone a virtual gift. Well, Slate magazine comes to the rescue with their article “Nine … Continue reading

Available now: Prince Charming

Now available at Amazon: Prince Charming! Prince Charming: The prince is an irresponsible flirt who won’t settle down. The king needs an heir who will grow up and take care of the kingdom. What’s the solution? A royal ball, of course. Despite Princess Anastasia’s doubts, the prince does meet a girl who’s different from all … Continue reading

Did You Know?

Did you know that, if you enjoyed Johnnie’s Girl and Spring Fever, Harma-Mae has several other stories available for free on her blog? Check them out! Why Polly? Polly meets a princess,  is kidnapped by an enchanter and his trainee, and discovers they all are being threatened by a malevolent magical being known as a … Continue reading

New Release! Johnnie’s Girl

The Amrah Publishing House is proud to present its latest release: Johnnie’s Girl. “I’d never have a chance with Johnnie’s girl. There’s Johnnie Reynolds – charming, handsome, up-and-coming movie star – and then there’s me, Cricket. That’s the way it always has been. Johnnie can outshine me any day, and I’ve always been okay with … Continue reading

Revenue is Flat, But Publisher Profits Are Up

Time.com reports e-books are becoming incredibly profitable for several large book publishers. Quite simply, e-books are less expensive to produce compared to print books, and thus more profit can be made from their sale. Does this mean the prices of e-books from these big publishers will come down? Or will authors demand higher royalty rates … Continue reading

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