Glose Update v1.5 Adds Speed-Reading on the Apple Watch

Over 3,000 apps have been released for the Apple Watch (there’s even a web browser) and countless apps have been updated to support  the smartwatch. That includes Glose, which just released an update today. The update adds a cluster of new features. Glose says they added a new night-reading mode, better formatting, and new Tinder-inspired gestures for… Read More »

Online Writing Community Tablo Adds New Analytics Tool: Tablo Scholar

Following in the footsteps of their larger competitor Wattpad, the Melbourne-based writing platform Tablo launched a new reader analytics tool today called  Scholar. Tablo Scholar was developed to offer authors a better understanding of who their readers are and what the readers are reading. The service costs $9 or $19 a month, with the more expensive plan offering details… Read More »

Books-a-Million Partners With FastPencil, Launches a Publishing Services Unit

Books-A-Million has launched a publishing services site called BAM Publishing DIY where it plans to charge indie authors and publishers to create and distribute their work. Developed in partnership with FastPencil (which is also providing all of the services), the site offers an array of services and tools for authors and publishers. ranging from DIY tools for… Read More »

“Invaded by the iWatch: an Erotic Short Story” Now Available in the Kindle Store

The first Apple Watch shipments are still making their way to customers, but Apple’s wearable has already inspired its first erotic story. A new ebook, Invaded by the iWatch, hit the Kindle Store late last month. As you can tell from the name, the book is a romantical adventure featuring the Apple Watch. The 4,000 word short-short was published by… Read More »