The reading list is short this morning.
- BookLife Rolls Out New Features (PW)
- Can So Many Authors Be Earning Big Money? (Dana Beth Weinberg)
- BBC News – E-book loan record for libraries in Northern Ireland
- July 2014 – Barnes & Noble (Author Earnings Report)
- Publishers need to rethink their marketing deployments and tactics in the digital age (The Shatzkin Files)
- You Can Own Too Many Books (The Toast)
The reading list this Tuesday morning includes a debate over the plans of the ridiculous Authors United group, an unhinged response to Kindle Unlimited, a chart of all the publishing industry acquisitions since the beginning of the year, a fisking of The Guardian’s report about Author Earnings, libraries fighting bed bugs in books, and more. Continue reading
Absent the posts on Kindle Unlimited, the reading list this morning is not long. (Yes I do see 7 items as a short list; I’m weird that way.)
For your reading pleasure this morning, I offer you Chris Meadows’s post on the latest Author Earning Report, and The Guardian‘s one-sided report on the same. The list also includes a perambulation through the misuse of the word novel, books you’re never going to read, and more. Continue reading
Pour yourself a large cup this morning, for the reading list is long.
The list kicks off with Amazon the friendly giant and finishes up with a publisher’s take on the RWA devoting (too much) attention on self-pub. In between the two stories we have a post on how the self-pub/ trad-pub debate is taking on the tones of political debate, the possibility that Google might be regulated as a utility in Germany, and why there’s no reason to sign with a major publisher. Continue reading