Morning Coffee – 25 March 2019

Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.

Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder 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. Richard Hershberger26 March, 2019

    Podcast bubble: The piece is really about how much podcasts can be monetized, and if the outfits doing his are overpriced. So the bubble, if such it is, is a monetization bubble. This is not quite the same thing as a podcast bubble.

  2. Richard Hershberger26 March, 2019

    Lithub’s headline notwithstanding, the Gutenberg Bible probably isn’t the most expensive book. It’s hard to say, because they come on the market so rarely, but there are a fair number of copies extant, which brings the price down. One sold for 4.6 million Euros in 1987. By way of comparison, a copy of the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in British North America, sold for 13.4 million in 2013. What would a Gutenberg go for today? Who knows? And this is only counting printed books. If we include older manuscript codexes, all bets are off.

  3. Peter Winkler26 March, 2019

    “Democrat Party” is bad usage. “Democrat” is a noun, not an adjective, and cannot be used to modify the word “Party”, which is also a noun. “Republic Party” would also be incorrect usage, for the same reason.

    1. Nate Hoffelder26 March, 2019

      I didn’t use the word “party”.

      In any case, all I really wanted was to poke fun at how early they are ruining for prescient.

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