Neal Stephenson

Amazon launches Jet City Comics, a new imprint for comics and graphic novels

By libertyc
July 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Comics and graphic novels seem to be taking over the world. OK, not really … but they are certainly prevalent and part of the mainstream. Amazon has announced yet another publishing imprint, this one focused on the comics world. Jet City Comics starts today, according to a report in [...]

New Additions to Kindle Worlds Program

By libertyc
June 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

When Amazon announced their Kindle Worlds program, which would allow authors to sell their own fanfiction and media tie-in works from certain properties, I had mixed feelings. The fine print was a little troubling, and I was not particularly interested in any of the properties that had signed on. [...]

Are you a Wired subscriber? Grab your free e-book.

By Dan Eldridge
May 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Wired magazine will be celebrating its 20th anniversary throughout the remainder of 2013, and as something of a celebration, the editorial team has put together Wired @20, an e-book consisting of what the editors consider to be “20 of the most important and mind-blowing stories from the [...]

Breaking News: E-Books Rife with Typos … Film at Eleven

By libertyc
October 31, 2012 // 7 Comments

On The Verge, new e-book reader Laura June comes to the same realization as quite a few of her forebears (including me) over the last few years: in emphasized orange all-capital header-sized letters: “e-books are apparently lousy with typos.” She brings up the example of Umberto Eco’s [...]

Amazon retroactively replaces Reamde, repelled readers revolt

By libertyc
September 30, 2011 // 11 Comments

Amazon remade its Kindle edition of Neal Stephenson’s new novel Reamde, and is now getting reamed by disgruntled readers, GalleyCat and CNet report. The e-book had been pulled from the Kindle store on Tuesday, and today customers who had bought it received a cryptic (and ungrammatical) email from [...]

Neal Stephenson’s Mongoliad is new take on old collaborative idea

By libertyc
November 29, 2010 // 2 Comments

Publishing Perspectives is running an article by Michael Bhaskar looking at Neal Stephenson and Greg Bear’s “collaborative transmedia” project, The Mongoliad (which we previously mentioned here). Like Elizabeth Bear (no relation to Greg)’s Shadow Unit, The Mongoliad is a website to [...]

Mongoliad is live

By libertyc
September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

From Boing Boing. I hate serials so I won’t jump in, but I’ll probably buy the thing when it’s finished. The Mongoliad is live! This is the collaborative, participatory shared-world project from Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, and pals. It’s an epic fantasy novel about the [...]

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