Browsing by topic: E-books

A Fictional Feline Seeks One More Life, But How?

Patty Lakin

Author Patricia Lakin reflects on discovering that her successful children’s book, Clarence the Copy Cat, is out of print and what she can do to bring it back.

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“Beat Amazon!” Is Not a Business Plan for Startups

Craig Mod

At the Yale Publishing Course, Craig Mod lauds Wattpad, despite its flaws, and urges entrepreneurs to delight and encourage your readers if you want to be a successful startup.

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Amazon to Launch “Netflix for Ebooks” Subscription Service

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Amazon will likely introduce an ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, in the near future. Subscribers will have access to over 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks for $9.99 per month.

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Publishing Picasso in the “Infinite Real Estate of Digital”

MoMA Picasso Ebook

After 18 months clearing rights, at a cost of some $25k, the Museum of Modern Art has put out the first interactive ebook featuring the work of Picasso.

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Mexico’s Manuvo: Building Book Apps for Spanish Readers

Carlos Mondragón

Award-winning Mexican app development studio Manuvo is at the forefront of building book apps for the Spanish-language market.

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In the UK, Traditional Publishing’s Pay for Authors “Not Fair”

Nicola Solomon

In the UK, the Society of Authors’ chief executive claims that traditional publishers’ terms ‘are no longer fair or sustainable’ for author’s to make a living.

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Bragelonne: Fighting France’s Book Snobs with Success

Stéphane Marsan

Publisher Bragelonne has found extraordinary success selling what others in France might deign to be untouchable, including fantasy, romance, and ebooks.

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Amazon Appeals Directly to Hachette’s Authors

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon has gone directly to authors ‘hoping to gain hearts and minds – and leverage’ in its dispute with Hachette.

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Oceano Moves Into Ebooks, Mines Smaller Spanish Markets

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Oceano, one of the largest Spanish-language publishers, has finally launched a line of ebook titles out of its Mexico subsidiary aimed at Latin America.

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Why the Digital Magazine Market Is Wide Open

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Allison Reber of Aquafadas asks why are the majority of magazines not going digital, outlines the challenges and reflects on possible solutions.

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