Apple's move will place ebooks just one click away from being discovered, sampled and purchased by nearly a billion readers. But how can indie authors and publishers make the most of this new development?
While it may seem as if this is a private custody battle between two parental behemoths, the potential impact of the Amazon/Hachette battle is greater than many of us may realize. And until it is resolved, and possibly long after the fact, it stands to damage those most vulnerable readers.
Specializing in gay titles, gothic and horror novels, as well as literary fiction, they founded Valancourt Books in 2005 to restore many of these works to a new generations of readers. It's an impressive and fascinating list. I got so lost in it, and had so much fun looking around at all the great books I've never even heard of, I just had to interview these guys.
One of the great things about attending a great writer's conference is that you get to bask in the glow, and imbibe the wisdom of, great writers.
Whether you're beach-bound or couch-bound this weekend, start the season off right. Need a book recommendation? Our Memorial Day reading list has got you covered.
With Mother's Day right around the corner, we've taken this occasion to award literature's most horrifying mothers the accolades they deserve.
Over the last few years, book publishing has witnessed a dramatic change in attitudes regarding self publishing. Much credit goes to indie ebook authors and the readers that have embraced them.
Those are the BEST sellers -- books that, in print, often carry multiple blurb pages. So I'll stand by my conviction regarding the needlessness of blurb pages in the front of ebooks.
Bullseye, by David Baldacci, spent the most weeks (eight) in the quarter as the top-selling fiction e-book single, according to Thin Reads research. ...
What did you expect from a professional writer? When I launched a campaign to protect and expand the middle class, I didn't start with a bumper stic...
So you've decided to have an ebook designer convert your book into ePub (iBooks/Nook/Kobo) and mobi (Kindle) formats. Great! What formats are best to send?
You wrote a book, and you want the world to read it. Thus, here's some ideas for how you can publish your own work, and start designing opportunities for yourself in the literary world.
Thou shall not bear false witness about the amount of screen time in thy family life. Thou shall not relax technology use guidelines when thou art weary.
The top ten best-selling ebooks for the week of March 29.
In a post-Fifty Shades world, erotica has metaphorically climaxed as a genre all over the publishing industry, but with publishers on the look out for...