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Writing and Publishing

Writing and Publishing

As I’ve mentioned before, Amazon is a victim of rampant click-fraud attempts, as scammers out there think they’ve found some new way of banging on the Amazon piñata until some money...

When Katie Donelan four years ago became BookBub's third employee and the first one who was not a co-founder, the bargain e-books email list reached fewer than 100,000 members. At BookExpo America...

Sometimes scabrous British novelist Will Self has penned an illuminating piece in The Guardian on his writing approach, which could benefit new and self-published authors everywhere. It also could make a...

We may be about to witness the final chapter in the Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit. Publishers Weekly reports that the $400 million in refunds Apple has agreed to pay e-book consumers...

Sit right back and I’ll tell a tale—a tale of a fateful e-book. Back in 1998, I was attending college at Southwest Missouri State University for the second time. (It’s since dropped...

Scribd has just announced it is making another change to its “unlimited subscription” business model beginning next month. It’s going to be moving from a fully-unlimited model to a hybrid limited/unlimited...

Connoisseurs of esoteric books - and who isn't when you can get them for free? - should be delighted by this double treasure. The Voynich Manuscript and Codex Seraphinianus are two...

Two new scientific papers outlining different approaches to artificial intelligence (AI) have both concluded that reading books is the best way to learn human behavior. "Using Stories to Teach Human Values...

Author Cambria Hebert has penned a blistering open letter to Barnes & Noble on her blog, in which she discusses how she’s tried long and hard to get Barnes & Noble...

Given so much time has passed since last year’s uproar, you may have managed to forget all about the controversy around the Sad Puppies Hugo award voting lobby and their slate...

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Courtesy of the Kboards, a worrying item about struggling e-book sites and their ability to monetize engagement with Amazon - or not - has...

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