Tag: News and Notes

News & Notes — 6/01/13

News & Notes — 6/01/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Publishers Weekly reports on a BEA discussion between Macmillan CEO John Sargent and outgoing… Read more »

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News & Notes — 5/25/13

News & Notes — 5/25/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Amazon plans to publish fanfic — and pay royalties to both the original rights… Read more »

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News & Notes — 5/18/13

News & Notes — 5/18/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: “Ebooks Now Make up 1/5 of U.S. Book Sales”  (Lauren Indvik, Mashable.com)  And, from… Read more »

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News & Notes — 5/11/13

News & Notes — 5/11/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: TechCrunch broke the news that Microsoft is considering offering $1 billion for Nook.  The… Read more »

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News & Notes — 5/04/13

News & Notes — 5/04/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: “One Year Later, the Results of Tor UK Going DRM Free” (Julie Crisp, Tor.com). … Read more »

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News & Notes — 4/27/13

News & Notes — 4/27/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Giuseppe Leto Barone. Used under Creative Commons licence (CC BY-ND 2.0) “Why Amazon Supports… Read more »

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News & Notes — 4/20/13

News & Notes — 4/20/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: “You’re Going To Be Sorry You Bought That Kindle” (Roberto Baldwin, Wired) because Kobo… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/13/13

News & Notes – 4/13/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Worth Reading:   Author and president of the Author’s Guild Scott Turow wrote an opinion piece on “The Slow Death of… Read more »

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News & Notes — 3/30/13

News & Notes — 3/30/13

Worth Reading:  “What If the Google Reader Readers Just Don’t Come Back?” (MC Siegler, TechCrunch) “A new candidate for “World’s Worst Index” — and some indexing advice” for self-publishers, from Michael N. Marcus.  As an indexer, the indexes shown here make me both cringe and laugh hysterically.  This is why… Read more »

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