The Vampire Diaries

Thanks to Kindle Worlds, ‘fired’ Vampire Diaries writer continues her own series as ‘fanfic’

By Chris Meadows
February 10, 2014 // 3 Comments

The life of a book packaging writer is not always an easy one. Take the case of LJ Smith, who wrote for Alloy Entertainment, a fiction creation company that created young-adult series for the sake of getting tie-in TV shows and movies made. Alloy has had a string of successes in that regard: Gossip [...]

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. [...]

Amazon Announces Kindle Worlds, a Platform for Fan Fiction

By libertyc
May 22, 2013 // 7 Comments

Fan fiction is an interesting genre. You start with characters that already exist from movies or television shows and create new stories around them. Admittedly, I read my share of fan fiction. Sometimes a show’s run ends too early, or a video game pulls me in so deeply, that I want to read more [...]

Is this the first-ever TV commercial about e-book lending?

By Dan Eldridge
February 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Good e-Reader ran an interesting post earlier today about Oklahoma’s Metropolitan Library System, which took the unprecedented step back in December 2012 of advertising its e-book lending services on broadcast television. According to the post, the 60-second spot was developed by the library [...]

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