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With that dreaded word (and date) creeping up for U.S. citizens, and my overseas friends no doubt sick of hearing us moan and bitch about the tax man, I thought this month’s column would be about the tax business of writing. Now full disclosure: I am terrible with numbers. But I do run my own business, and I’ve seen a lot of my author friends do the same with their writing career.

As a cover artist who works with both independent authors and authors who are contracted with publishing houses (some big, some not so big), I’ve read plenty of opinions about the perils and rewards of one way or another path to publication.

Ever wondered what it would be like to learn the ins and outs of writing through the characters’ point of view?  Well, author Miss Mae has birthed a crazy, vaudevillian way for students to learn that very thing! I.B. Nosey, the ‘official unofficial’ reporter, is cyberspace’s answer for those fearless authors brave enough to face his microphone.

What does a successful Greek cover model do when he is at the top of his game but needs a challenge to rise to the next level?  He tackles America, of course!

Last year when the Smashwords’ CEO made his 2013 predictions right here in InD’tale Magazine, we had no way of knowing just how accurate he would be!  That’s why we were anxious to see what his thoughts were for the year ahead.  He was once again gracious enough to let us share his thoughts.  So, here are his top 14 for 2014!