All Things Considered

Has the public perception of self-publishing finally changed?

By libertyc
February 11, 2013 // 5 Comments

Self-publishing a book can come with pre-conceived notions from readers, other writers and even publishers. People used to think self-publishing a book meant it wasn’t good enough to get picked up by traditional houses. However, the stigma of self-publishing is changing. Success stories have [...]

{AUDIO} NPR on E-Books

By libertyc
September 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

Over the last few years, NPR and its many affiliate stations have done a fantastic job in their reporting of the changes taking place in the publishing industry today. Many of those stations, it turns out, seem to have a soft spot for e-books. I figured it might be fun, and maybe even useful, [...]

Homeless newspapers help some homeless afford homes

By libertyc
December 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

As much attention as e-newspapers are getting for threatening the livelihood of printed newspapers, there are some areas where selling e-papers just won’t do. One particular case is that of “homeless newspapers,” papers written by and sold by homeless people. NPR’s All Things Considered [...]

Latest Cory Doctorow book is self-published, with a little help from his friends

By libertyc
October 27, 2010 // 3 Comments

NPR’s All Things Considered has a brief audio interview with Cory Doctorow, and has also written it up in article form. Doctorow’s new project, A Little Help, is a collection of short stories that Doctorow is publishing entirely on his own—for the first time, he is not using a professional [...]

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