The Morning Coffee – 7 June 2012

Here are a few stories to read this morning.

  • E-book upstart Txtr signs majors for U.S. push (GigaOm)
  • ‘I HATE READING!’ Project on Kickstarter (GalleyCat)

  • Kobo Wants to Turn Writing Into a Game (Digital Book World)
  • Mommy Porn (Zoe Winters, Paranormal Romance Author)
  • Opinion: Sony is ruining the 'Harry Potter' experience, and here's why (Hypable)
  • Self-publishing fuels growth of print books (Crain's New York Business)
  • Wattpad Takes Quick $17.3M for Thriving E-Book Community (AllThingsD)
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    Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

    1 Comment on The Morning Coffee – 7 June 2012

    1. So the “I hate Reading” book looks cute, but why does the guy need over $5,000 in VC just to self-publish a simple book app?

      Unless he is planning to make the app itself free, and this is the only way he is planning to make money.

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