For a limited time, download two free short stories by
Neil Gaiman: “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” in eBook
format and ”Cold Colors” in digital audio format, narrated
by Neil himself.
Both include a preview of Neil’s upcoming novel
The Ocean at the End of the Lane, on sale June 18th.
…you might spare a moment to delve into some of the library-related statistics you can compute within Wolfram|Alpha. We’ve pulled in key statistics from two major sources: the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Public Libraries in the United States Survey and data on academic libraries from the National Center for Education Statistics. Read the full article @ Wolfram|Alpha...Read more →
The company’s today announced Kindle Worlds, a new publishing platform that promises to pay writers royalties for stories inspired by established works. Naturally, the original rights holder needs to be a willing participant as well, and they’ll also be paid a royalty for all fan fiction stories sold. My question is: does this give...Read more →
Full article @ goodereader.com.
CNN explains how presidential libraries came to be and why you should watch what you say if you meet the president.
While most small presses sell all their books freely and happily to libraries, the “Big Five” publishers continue to be terrified by the idea of letting public libraries have their e-books, and to punish libraries for even trying to get their e-books to customers. The corporations’ confused and panic-driven search for an “acceptable business...Read more →
Earlier today, I wrote a blog post about today’s new changes at Flickr which included a free, ad-supported terabyte of storage for all Flickr users. In my article I referenced that Flickr Pro account users would be given an opportunity to stay Pro going forward. I reported this because this, in fact, was my...Read more →
Digital Readers may find themselves with the inability to read the next Stephen King novel. The author has announced today that his upcoming title called Joyland, due out June 4th, will only be available via traditional bookstores. … Today, King told the Wall Street Journal: “I have no plans for a digital version. Maybe...Read more →