Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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2012 – what a year

When I founded Ylva Publishing in the winter of 2011 and then published the first German e-book in April 2012, I never expected Ylva Publishing to sell more than 7,000 e-books in about nine months. Overall, we published five books, … Continue reading

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And the winners are….

Thank you all for participating in the raffle. Unfortunately we only have two signed books of Something in the Wine by Jae to give away and the winners are: Erin Z. and Sandy R. Please write to info@ylva-verlag.de and let … Continue reading

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Book Give Away, Part 5 and Winners of Part 4

Thank you all for participating in the raffle. The winners are Marie, Marlene and Nicki. Please write us a mail and let us know to which e-mail address we should send the eBooks and which format you’d prefer or if you’d … Continue reading

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Book Give Away, Part 4

To celebrate the holiday season and our first year in publishing, we have been giving away free e-books every Sunday in Advent and continue to do so today. We already gave away e-book versions of Manhattan Moon by Jae, Gingerbread … Continue reading

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Info dump

If you follow our blog, you have probably read the post that advised writers to show, not tell, and to stick to one point of view. A related problem that we often find in manuscripts is the dreaded “info dump.” … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

Thank you all for participating in the raffle. Overwhelmed by the sheer amount of comments and mails we decided to choose three winners instead of only one or two. So, congrats Pat I., Carrie C. and Peggy Adams. Please let … Continue reading

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