The Morning Coffee – 3 October 2014

Here are 8 stories to read this Friday morning, including yet another call for Amazon to be investigated for antitrust violations, Google removing snippets from their search results in Germany, Chuck Wendig's satirical take on branding, and more.

  • Authors Guild Calls for Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon (PW)
  • Google Removes News Snippets From Complaining Publications In Germany; Publications Claim It's 'Blackmail' (Techdirt)
  • HarperCollins offers authors higher royalties for direct sales (TeleRead)
  • How To Brand Yourself As A Writer — Wait! No! As An “Author” (terribleminds: chuck wendig)
  • Little Critter Library is a Kid’s eBook Subscription App for iOS (The eBook Reader Blog)
  • No, I don’t want to read your self-published book (The Passive Voice)
  • The Perfect Bookstore Loses to Amazon (Go To Hellman)
  • Why Amazon Can't Refuse to Sell Hachette Titles -- and Hachette Can't Refuse to Supply Amazon (Transplanting a Seattleite)

About Nate Hoffelder (11390 Articles)
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."

3 Comments on The Morning Coffee – 3 October 2014

  1. Are you sure Wendig is being sarcastic?
    It’s Wendig, after all…

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