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Here's a handy overview of the basics of manually editing ePub, the industry standard format for e-books---courtesy of Kotobee. Yes, sometimes Calibre, Scrivener and the like are enough for creating e-books, especially for...

After my post regarding Amazon's crackdown on 'interactive' e-books, I started asking for a clarification of just what this means. Is any form of URL linking permitted inside an e-book? How, exactly, is Amazon defining...
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My colleague Chris was asking just a few days ago why people are not 'innovating' in e-books these days. Well, here's why: Amazon doesn't want us to. They seem to be...

On BookRiot, Hannah Engler delves 125 years into the past to find an uncannily prescient publishing satire. The book in question is New Grub Street, by George Gissing, which follows a...

The UK Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS), responsible for authors' rights and licenses in Britain, shared an interview with Crystal Mahey-Morgan, creator of the digital publishing platform OWN IT! And...

The latest Author Earnings report hit a few days ago, and it told some interesting tales—largely, the same tale over and over again. This time, recognizing some valid criticisms of prior...

Originally a startup out of Germany, Inkitt styles itself "the Hipsters Book Club," or "the Hipster's Library," and invites joiners to "read and fall in love with novels before they go...

I love buying e-book bundles from Humble Bundle and StoryBundle! While the topics don't always appeal, they are an unbeatable value when they do click for you. This year's just-released 'Write...

BookRiot has an article by Teresa Preston looking at author N.K. Jemisin’s use of Patreon to support herself so she can quit her day job and write full-time. Patreon is a...

Jane Friedman has an excerpt from an upcoming book, Crowdfunding for Authors by Bethany Joy Carlson, posted to her blog, and it brings up some interesting issues having to do with...

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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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