Tag: self-published

by Julie Keck

1. David Mamet joins DIY trend as self-published e-books top the charts (Guardian) 2. Mobile phones deliver millions of e-books to the developing world (Mashable) 3. Bookboard streams kids’ books on the iPad, but are e-books good for your children? (Forbes) 4. Next generation e-books introduced at London Book Fair (Guardian) 5. E-books growth is [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Librarians get love in Pew’s “Library Services in the Digital Age” Study (Salon) 2. Amazon’s Bezos: “E-Books is a multi-billion dollar category for us and growing fast” (Publishers Weekly) 3. Why Apple is a stumbling block in Amazon’s e-book transition (PaidContent.org) 4. Road to publication: Traditional publishing vs. self-publishing (Huffington Post) 5. The ins [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. McGraw-Hill & Kno offer a peek into the future of textbooks (TechCrunch) 2. Self-publishing site Lulu drops DRM on e-books, sort of (paidContent) 3. Why winning a $7,000 piracy lawsuit could be the worst news ever for book publishers (readwrite) 4. 21 book [...] more »

by Carla King

When writers first exchanged pen and paper for word processing systems we didn’t realize how firmly it put us on the path toward self-production and self-publishing. The jury’s still out on whether the creative process was altered for better or worse. Marshall McLuhan, an early media pundit, recognized back in 1962 how “the divorce of [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Can a ‘Spotify for books’ really work? (paidContent) 2. 29th Street Publishing wants to make selling magazines for iPads as easy as blogging (NiemanLab) 3. When self-published e-books become best-sellers (Forbes) 4. Kobo, and another two big players, landed in Brazil (dbw) 5. Why [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Simon & Schuster launches self-publishing arm with Author Solutions (paidContent) 2. Universities to pilot e-book program that monitors student reading habits (The Verge) 3. Penguin rolling out new e-book library lending program (VentureBeat) 4. 2012 e-reader comparison guide (GizMag) 5. The victims of the [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. DOJ compares Apple, publishers to big oil in e-books settlement (PaidContent) 2. Barnes & Noble to launch Nook e-book reader in the UK this fall (Financial Times) 3. Big publishers, high prices dominate e-book bestsellers (Forbes) 4. Why this self-published [...] more »