Morning Roundup: Distee, new ebook distributor. Why publishers should care about wearables and more

disteeThe Ten Worst Things You Can Say to a Writer During a Book Launch (Huffington Post)
For anyone who knows a writer launching a book, therefore, I have compiled a list of things not to say if you want to avoid provoking a tearful outburst:

New eBook Dstributor Distee Launches Flat-fee Model (The Digital Reader)
Distee, a new distributor which launching this week, takes a different approach. This firm is offering to distribute an author’s ebooks to major ebookstores in exchange for a flat monthly fee.

Oxford University Press is Making Online Products Free During National Library Week (GalleyCat)
Oxford University Press is making its online products free next week in honor of National Library Week in the United States.

Why Publishers Should Care About Wearables, and How They Can Prepare (Media Shift)
Everyone is talking about wearable tech and Internet-connected or “smart” devices. And rightfully so. According to the research firm Canalys, the market is expected to triple in size next year alone based on mainstream consumer adoption.

Kindle Daily Deals: The Widow File (and others)

About Joanna Cabot (1592 Articles)
"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."

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