Macmillan launched a new book blog

30 July, 2011 // 0 Comments

They're calling it The Daily Reader (yeah, I know), and it launched a few days ago. The new blog is going to focus on news and current events as they relate to books, both titles published by [Read More ...]

Ebooks now 14% of revenues at Penguin

29 July, 2011 // 6 Comments

Pearson released a financial report  for the first half of 2011 today, and business is good. They didn't release all the details, but the few mentioned in the press release are impressive. [Read More ...]

Byte Magazine is back

12 July, 2011 // 3 Comments

Byte Magazine, one of the better tech news sources of the '90s,  has been brought back to life after a 13 year hiatus. It's being relaunched on the  Information Week website as a prelude to [Read More ...]

Vook shifting all operations to NYC

7 July, 2011 // 0 Comments

The enhanced ebook maker Vook mentioned today that they will soon be closing out their office in California. I was told that the production and engineering staff  from the Emeryville, Calif. office [Read More ...]

On Words & eBooks: What Does It Take?

11 April, 2011 // 13 Comments

In past articles, I have spoken of the need for indie authors to use professional editors (see, e.g., On Words: Is the Correct Word Important?, Professional Editors: Publishers and Authors Need Them [Read More ...]

Dorchester Press is committing PIRACY

20 October, 2010 // 5 Comments

Dorchester is a small to medium size publisher who have been having financial difficulties for the past year (or so). As part of a move to stave off bankruptcy, in the past couple months they've [Read More ...]
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