Diane Duane

TeleRead Links: Amazon drones and butterflies in the sky; Authors Guild urges limited contracts; Windows 10 and Project Loon roll out

By Chris Meadows
July 29, 2015 // 6 Comments

Amazon proposes a delivery drone flight plan (Engadget) It’s basically a mirror of the current (and exceedingly safe) system employed by the FAA for commercial airliners. What’s more, [...]

Diane Duane discusses selling e-books, writing and rewriting books in latest TeleRead podcast

By Chris Meadows
July 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

On the TeleRead podcast today, I had an excellent interview with Diane Duane. We also had good questions from a number of chat participants, one of whom walked away with the 9-book Young Wizards New [...]

TeleRead Links: Diane Duane retrospective for podcast today at noon Eastern

By Chris Meadows
July 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

In honor of my forthcoming live interview with Diane Duane at noon today, I’ve gone back through our coverage of her over the last few years to pull up some of the more interesting stories. (These [...]

Diane Duane interview on our podcast this weekend, with a special prize!

By Chris Meadows
July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Diane Duane has posted to her Tumblr about her forthcoming interview this weekend on the TeleRead podcast. I’m really looking forward to the chance to chat with her about her works and her e-book [...]

TeleRead podcast: Sunday 7/19, 7 p.m. ET

By Chris Meadows
July 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’ve scheduled the next TeleRead podcast! We’ll be holding it tomorrow, Sunday, July 19th, at 7 p.m. Eastern. My co-host this week will be long-time TeleRead writer Susan Lulgjuraj. We will [...]

Diane Duane running e-book sale; will be guest on TeleRead Podcast

By Chris Meadows
July 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

Diane Duane’s e-book store is currently running a 60% off sale on all e-books in its catalog, which should end sometime soon when the new Young Wizards novella, “Lifeboat,” is released. [...]

Diane Duane holds Cyber Monday sale; may have to close e-book store

By Chris Meadows
November 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Diane Duane’s e-book store is running a 50% off sale for Black Friday/Cyber Monday. All e-books in the store are half-off, no discount code required. But as Duane explains in a blog post, this [...]

Diane Duane and Peter Morwood give away free e-books for World Book Day

By Chris Meadows
March 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Happy World Book Day! Just because there are no e-books involved in the “official” World Book Day promotion doesn’t mean there aren’t any to be found. Diane Duane and her husband Peter [...]

Diane Duane runs 60%-off Pancake Tuesday e-book sale

By Chris Meadows
March 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

As I’ve mentioned before, Diane Duane is one of those very few authors who runs her own e-book store for her and her husband’s books, rather than relying on the big-name stores. She just informed [...]

E-commerce services can let authors avoid the 30% ‘Amazon tax,’ but is that worth it?

By libertyc
August 13, 2013 // 4 Comments

On Forbes, Michael Wolf has an article looking at four ways to avoid the “Amazon tax,” the 30% agent fee (or 65% if your book’s price falls outside a certain range) that Amazon takes for [...]

The Internet Archive’s Open Library is violating authors’ copyrights

By libertyc
July 10, 2013 // 21 Comments

Open Library is a project of Brewster Kahle’s Internet Archive. We’ve written about Kahle, the Archive, and Open Library a few times, including some times I’d forgotten about. Kahle’s [...]

Book Review: So You Want to Be a Wizard (New Millennium Edition)

By libertyc
July 7, 2013 // 5 Comments

“They never age.” —Laconic: Comic Book Time, TVTropes A couple of years ago, I mentioned that Diane Duane had started updating the early books in her Young Wizards series.  (Joanna wrote her [...]

Wanted: Publishers who won't treat me like a criminal

By libertyc
November 16, 2012 // 12 Comments

I’ll be going mostly DRM-free next year. I’ve been thinking for awhile about this. I balked because I worried that books would simply not be available without DRM, and that I would be [...]

Diane Duane offers e-story as UNICEF fundraiser

By libertyc
October 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

Want to help raise money for UNICEF and read a fun, spooky story? Diane Duane is again offering the 14,000-word Young Wizards short story “Not On My Patch“as a Halloween fundraiser for [...]

Diane Duane gives backlist republishing a twist with e-book revision

By libertyc
August 16, 2012 // 3 Comments

I wrote earlier for TeleRead about an unexpected—and very welcome—sub-group of indie book: the backlist re-publication. One of the complaints people most frequently have about indie books is that [...]

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