Throwing more wood on the Kindle Epub fire

I’ve been asking around about the Kindle Epub rumor and I’ve received a couple interesting responses. I swear that this post isn’t SEO bait or gossip; I really do have some info to share.

One of my sources reported hearing mutterings from publishers. They’ve been talking about Amazon and Epub for a little while now, but it wasn’t clear if this was an actual leak or perhaps confusion on the technical details.

But that’s not the interesting one. My other source is a blogger and she contacted publishers that she’s worked with before. She hasn’t gotten a response, and the silence speaks volumes.

If the publishers hadn’t known anything abut the Kindle Epub story then they would have been able to converse freely. I don’t know what they would say, but they would have said something. The only reason i can see for them to remain silent is that they are under some kind of NDA for this topic.

I still don’t know what’s going on, but I’m beginning to believe that there is _something _ happening here. The responses are just too odd for this to be a coincidence.

Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

1 Comment

  1. john20 May, 2011

    anyone notice that the Kobo app is offered in the Amazon app store? hmmm…..epubs. didn’t either Nate or Mike suggest recently that Amazon would buy Borders and end up with a share in Kobo?


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