J.A. Konrath

Amazon rumored to be inviting self-publishing authors to Kindle Prime lending program

By libertyc
November 23, 2011 // 2 Comments

According to an anonymous source, Amazon is inviting self-published authors to make their works available in Amazon’s Kindle Prime lending library, for checkout to owners of Kindle devices who [...]

J.A. Konrath addresses proposed bookstore boycott

By libertyc
May 22, 2011 // 6 Comments

I just posted about how Amazon, via self-publishing and agent-based publishing, poses a threat to publishers who still haven’t updated their business model to compete. Here’s a post from [...]

Adding real interactivity to e-books

By libertyc
May 21, 2011 // 5 Comments

On Techdirt, Mike Masnick discusses a post by J.A. Konrath proposing turning each e-book into its own social network. The idea is to give an e-book a form of “interactivity” that is more [...]

Barry Eisler turns down $500,000 advance to self-publish, as Amanda Hocking negotiates with major publishers

By libertyc
March 22, 2011 // 5 Comments

Hot on the heels of Microsoft vs. Barnes & Noble vs. Apple vs. Amazon comes another interesting juxtaposition. Today on J.A. Konrath’s blog, Konrath interviewed pro-published writer Barry [...]

J.A. Konrath tells ‘bedtime story’ of his self-publishing success

By libertyc
December 27, 2010 // 1 Comment

Joe Konrath has posted again about his successes with self-publishing through Amazon. (We’ve covered a number of such posts from him already.) This time he couches it in the form of a “bedtime [...]

E-books and the economics of writing

By libertyc
December 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Karen Dionne, a novelist herself, has an article on Daily Finance looking at the new economics of e-book publishing in light of recent changes in the industry. She looks at J.A. Konrath’s success [...]

J.A. Konrath on Huffington Post: The ease of self-publishing e-books

By libertyc
October 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

J.A. Konrath has an editorial on the Huffington Post in which he talks about how he used Amazon to publish the horror novel Draculas, that he, Blake Crouch, Jeff Strand, and F. Paul Wilson wrote [...]

Joe Konrath’s e-book sales pass 100,000 mark

By libertyc
September 28, 2010 // 4 Comments

Speaking of Joe Konrath, he made a blog post a few days ago stating that as of 9/21/10, his overall e-book sales had topped the 100,000 mark. He is selling over 7,000 e-books per month via Amazon [...]

J. A. Konrath on Kindle vs iBooks sales – no comparison; plus a lot of other stuff

By libertyc
August 24, 2010 // 2 Comments

From Konrath’s A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing blog: Publishers might be looking at enriched or enhanced ebooks as their new big-ticket items to replace hardcovers. But the major ebook [...]

Amazon Encore: Amazon’s gradual change, Konrath’s publishing decision

By libertyc
June 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

A pair of recent articles from the Bookseller’s FuturEBook blog concerning Amazon’s Encore publishing program come at it from quite different directions. Eoin Purcell compares Amazon’s e-book [...]

Konrath’s Amazon Encore book deal points toward new level of publishing

By libertyc
May 25, 2010 // 7 Comments

Publishers Weekly has a piece looking at literary agents’ thoughts on J.A. Konrath’s decision to publish his next book through Amazon Encore. (We mentioned Konrath’s decision here.) Under the [...]

The Konrath Effect: Will New Technology Ruin Talented Authors?

By libertyc
May 19, 2010 // 6 Comments

That is the title of an article by author Jason Pinter in The Huffington Post. After discussing author J. A. Konrath’s recent decision to publish his next book through Amazon, Pinter says that [...]

J. A. Konrath signs new book with AmazonEncore instead of Hyperion

By libertyc
May 17, 2010 // 7 Comments

As reported in a press release, and on Konrath’s blog, AmazonEncore will release J. A. Konrath’s new book in the Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels series – Shaken. The Kindle [...]

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