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dale-estey's picture
Aug.26.2010
 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Swedish_coins_20050924.jpg   The RH/Wylie Showdown Ends, New Digital Royalty Rate Is Born By Rachel Deahl The news that Random House had "won" its showdown with The Wylie Agency, over the inclusion of titles by its authors in Wylie's backlist...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Aug.26.2010
Unlike J.A. Konrath, who has stunned the publishing world by making a decent living wage from selling eBooks, I am not taking the eBook world by a true storm.  However, I have done better than I thought I would, able to buy more than a hamburger at In and Out Burger, as I earlier blogged.  In fact...
saundra-mitchell's picture
Aug.19.2010
Ron Adner and William Vincent recently wrote an article about ads appearing in e-books for the Wall Street Journal. The entirety of the article is behind a paywall, but here is an excerpt. What would the world look like with ads in books? For consumers, the free samples of digital books now...
len-boswell's picture
Aug.16.2010
Several years ago, I wrote a book called The Leadership Secrets of Squirrels, under the pen name “Simon Silverback,” and quickly found an agent to represent the book. Publishers who read the book said they loved it, but didn’t think it would do well “in the current economic climate.” John Wiley...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.12.2010
Pat Conroy and the e-book future   AP – In this undated publicity image released by Open Road Integrated Media, author Pat Conroy is shown at … By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Hillel Italie, Ap National Writer NEW YORK – Pat Conroy says he knows so little about e-books that he didn't...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.11.2010
5 Ways That Paper Books Are Better Than eBooksBy Richard MacManus / August 11, 2010 2:50 AM / 6 Comments Share0diggsdigg Yesterday we gave you 5 reasons why you should read your next book on an eReader device. Needless to say, many paper book fans protested in the comments. And with good reason....
dale-estey's picture
Aug.10.2010
http://www.masternewmedia.org/images/ebook1.jpg   Dorchester Publishing has decided to leave the mass-market paperback business, moving to an eBook-first model followed by a print-on-demand run of trade paperbacks. As the company makes the shift, new trade paperback releases will face a six...
anthony-maulucci's picture
Aug.06.2010
Thought I'd give this Kindle thing a whirl. Personally, I prefer reading books the old fashioned way but maybe it's time to try something new and make a concession to "progress." Two of my fiction titles, Anxious Love (short stories), and Dear Dante (a novel) are now available in less...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.03.2010
   by Joe Konrath Eight months ago, I made some predictions about the future of ebooks. Let's see how I'm doing. 1. Ebook readers will be available in stores for less than $99. Probably. We're on track for this. Kindle just went down to $139. By the holidays, I'm still confident we'll hit $99. I...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.31.2010
Are ebook readers for book-lovers? As Amazon unveils two lighter, more advanced versions of the Kindle e-reader, we ask: can they ever replace books? The latest version of Amazon's Kindle e-reader. But are they right for book-lovers? Yes - of course, and they save a lot of space in the...