• Posts Tagged ‘publishing’

    Google Search Secrets is off to the printer

    by  • October 2, 2013 • Books, Writing • 0 Comments

    sauers_burns_cover_rev1It’s been a long time coming but Google Search Secrets authored by yours truly and my NLC colleague Christa Burns is done and, according to ALA, off to the printer. We should see our copies by the end of the month and it should be available for purchase in early November. (However, you’re welcome to pre-order it from ALA or Amazon right now.)

    Piracy Doesn’t Harm eBook Sales, Publisher Says

    by  • August 21, 2013 • ebooks, Politics & Law • 0 Comments

    “In order to protect our authors´ rights and interests, Springer proactively screens websites for illegal download links of Springer eBooks and subsequently requires hosts of such download sites to remove and delete the files or links in question,” they write. The sentence that follows, however, is perhaps of even more interest. While the company...

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    Authors for Library Ebooks

    by  • June 28, 2013 • ebooks, Libraries • 0 Comments

    Are you an author? Do you want all eBooks to be available to all libraries? Our nation’s readers and libraries need your help. Did you know that many ebooks are not available to most libraries at any price? Of those we can buy, libraries frequently pay 150 to 500% more than the consumer price,...

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    More on Amazon.com and Fanfic

    by  • May 23, 2013 • ebooks • 0 Comments

    From Consumerist.com: Oh and also, erotica might not fly with Amazon, as the content guidelines include the following restrictions: No pornography, no offensive content, no illegal/copyright infringing content, it can’t be a poor customer experience (misleading title, horribly formatted), no excessive use of brand names and no “crossover” stories that pick and choose elements from...

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    Amazon monetizes fanfic

    by  • May 22, 2013 • ebooks • 0 Comments

    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...

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