Morning Coffee – 11 August 2015

4243045272_05a4b251c6_oHere are seven stories to read this morning.

  • Ebooks are changing the way we read, and the way novelists write | Comment is free (The Guardian, The Passive Voice)
  • How Many Scientists Does It Take to Write a Paper? Apparently, Thousands (WSJ)
  • Meet the Kindlepreneurs (Telegraph)
  •  Scared money never wins.  (@4fifty1)
  • Toronto library to roll out book-lending machine at Union Station (Toronto Star)
  • Why You Shouldn’t Self Publish (S. Usher Evans)

image by ShawnHenning

About Nate Hoffelder (10614 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."

2 Comments on Morning Coffee – 11 August 2015

  1. Really good find in the Scared Money piece.
    Right on the money.

  2. Oh no:

    “Even my grandmother, who turned 85 this year, is at it. She has arranged for her first book ‘The Mammals that Moved Mankind’, an anthropological sweep through history, to be self-published by AuthorHouse later this month. After more than five years slogging away without success through traditional channels, she’d had enough.”

    From the “Meet the Kindlepreneurs” piece by India Sturgis in the Telegraph. I’ve tweeted to her…

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