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About Thomas Umstattd

Thomas Umstattd Jr. is the CEO of Castle Media Group the parent company of Author Media. You can follow him on Twitter @ThomasUmstattd. and on Google+ He loves helping people use technology to change the world.
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The Best Podcasts For Authors & Writers

Want to level up your publishing career? Here are 8 writing podcasts that can help authors like you.

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New Course: 7 Tax Saving Tips the IRS Doesn’t Want Authors to Know

Some authors tend to ignore the business side of writing only to later get into trouble with the IRS or pay way more than their fair share in taxes. Don’t let this happen to you.

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Authors: Piracy is Not Your Enemy

Many authors are terrified that someone will steal their work. They don’t realize their true enemy is obscurity not piracy.

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Announcing MyBookTable 1.3

MyBookTable is now the #1 WordPress Bookstore plugin on the WordPress repository. We have been hard at work making MBT even better. We are excited to announce version 1.3 now with GetNoticed! Integration and much more.

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14 Publishing Predictions for 2014

We have asked the experts and here is what they think 2014 will hold for authors and publishers.

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2013 Publishing Predictions Review

A year ago, we had three posts of predictions for 2013. Here we score those predictions to see how we did.

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7 Things Santa Can Teach Us About Book Marketing

Santa can teach authors a lot about book marketing. How to dress well is not one of them.

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8 Ways Authors Can Use Goodreads to Promote Their Book

Goodreads is one of the most effective places for authors to market their books. Learn easy ways to use GoodReads to sell more books and get more readers.

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Announcing the Novel Marketing Podcast

Are you a novelist? Do you want to sell more of your books?  If yes, we think you’ll love this brand new Podcast. It’s a Podcast on marketing designed specifically […]

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How to Write a Novel in a Month Webinar

No, it’s not crazy. You can write a novel in thirty days.

To give you a hand, we will be hosting a webinar with Jeff Gerke, publisher and author of Write Your Novel in a Month.

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