Wool Omnibus

Book Review: 'Dust' by Hugh Howey

By Joanna Cabot
August 20, 2013 // 3 Comments

“Dust” is the final instalment in indie darling Hugh Howey’s Silo Saga, which began with “Wool” in 2011 and concludes with this just-released title. I picked it up on release day because I enjoyed the previous two volumes and also because Hugh Howey sells his work free [...]

Amazon's Kindle Worlds opens with fan fiction ready to go

By Susan Lulgjuraj
June 29, 2013 // 7 Comments

Amazon’s newest venture, Kindle Worlds, opened to the public on Thursday, launching 50 stories in its first group of fan fiction work. The initial announcement had three properties writers could consider, but just before launch Amazon announced the addition of other properties, including Hugh [...]

Morning Links: How Hugh Howey's Wool became a self-published smash-hit

By Dan Eldridge
April 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Podcast: How Hugh Howey’s Wool became a self-published smash-hit (Paid Content) European Union Approves Random House Penguin Merger (Paid Content) Shift from E-Readers to Tablets Continues (DBW) Rogers offering Free Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G Promotion (Good E-Reader) Kindle Daily Deals: [...]

Do publishers need to give authors more info to keep them happy?

By Susan Lulgjuraj
March 11, 2013 // 6 Comments

More than a few self-published authors, of course, have found serious success through various channels over the years—selling a vast amount of books on their own, for instance, or having their previously self-published book picked up by a big publishing concern. And yet, contrary to popular [...]

Hugh Howey discusses movie deal and indie success

By Susan Lulgjuraj
March 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

By now, the success of indie author Hugh Howey has been widely publicized, including here on TeleRead. Howey wrote Wool, a book split into five novellas set in a dystopian future. Read Joanna Cabot’s review of the Wool Omnibus here. Howey recently did a radio interview with Orla Barry of The [...]

My DRM-Free Year, Month 2: All hail indie Amazon authors!

By Joanna Cabot
February 27, 2013 // 4 Comments

Read all the installments of “My DRM-Free Year” Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov-Dec * * * It’s been a busy month for me, work-wise, so I haven’t had that much reading time—I logged just five books this month, which is pathetic. [...]

Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey (Review)

By Joanna Cabot
February 11, 2013 // 10 Comments

We’ve all heard by now about the success of the latest e-book indie darling, Hugh Howey—when his self-published Kindle series became a Kindle best-seller, he made a deal with the big publishers—but in a ground-breaking twist, the deal included only the print rights, and Howey continues [...]

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