Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. Roland Denzel thinks authors should stop writing about writing. Is the Freewrite Traveller too rich for your blood? Here’s aContinue reading
The hot news in the publishing world today is that one of the world’s largest media conglomerates just got a little bigger. Bertelsmann, the parent company of Penguin Random House,Continue reading
It seems that if multiple author groups line up against it, Amazon can be forced to make a change to it policies – just not a major change. Audible sentContinue reading
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Amazon announced a confusing number of sales today for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Some items are on sale today, while others won’t be going on sale until the 28th.Continue reading
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Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. Here are 13 of Margaret Atwood’s tips on writing. Victoria Strauss has an in-depth look at the Audible returns issue. Continue reading
When I reported a few weeks ago that Audible was actively promoting returns as a benefit of subscribing, I apparently missed the bigger picture. It’s not just that Audible isContinue reading
Tinted windows are great – they give you privacy and limit the amount of sunlight which can penetrate. But they are not so great when lighting is bad. Luckily forContinue reading
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Disney has replaced Amazon at the top of many people’s shit-lists this week when the SFWA publicly criticized the media giant for not paying royalties to Alan Dean Foster. FromContinue reading
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Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. European antitrust regulators caught Amazon with their hand in the cookie (data) jar. Educators in the UK continue to protestContinue reading
About three years back Amazon started beta-testing a new author portal called Amazon Author (not to be confused with Author Central). That new portal officially launched this past week withContinue reading
Kindle Unlimited maintained its position in October 2020 of being the market that all of Amazon’s competitors (with the possible exception of Apple) wished they owned. The KU funding poolContinue reading
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