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The Atavist: publish to any format you like

It’s not released to the public yet, but longform epublisher The Atavist is putting the final touches on a free version of its conversion tool, which will enable authors to publish to a variety of platforms at once without being … Continue reading

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Amazon launches “Kindle Indie Books” section on Kindle Store

Yesterday, author Brendan Gannon noticed that Amazon rolled out a new section called “Kindle Indie Books” on the Kindle Store. It’s not another publishing imprint (I guess they couldn’t use the term “indie” otherwise), but rather a human- and machine-curated … Continue reading

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Amazon makes it easier for anyone to submit to the Kindle Singles program

The Kindle Singles program—which is not about individually wrapped cheese slices, but rather short ebooks consisting of novellas, short stories, essays and articles—has been running since the beginning of 2011, but Amazon hasn’t publicized the submissions process very much. The … Continue reading

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How Sidney Williams escaped midlist oblivion

In this interview, author Sidney Williams discusses retro computers, how to budget for ebooks, lost gems on Project Gutenberg, and why he’s chosen to publish his novels through Crossroad Press. Continue reading

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What you need to know about the ‘Spam on the Kindle’ story

The hot story the past few days is that spam ebooks are taking over the marketplace. Here are a few points you should consider while reading such articles and blog posts. Continue reading

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Red Lemonade launches, offers another take on the “social slush pile”

Richard Nash’s new reading and writing community is another entry in the growing “social slush pile” website category. Is it a valid way to find new quality writing? Continue reading

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Publetariat asking for dollar donations to stay afloat

If you write with the intention of publishing, and if you’re online much at all, you’ve probably come across Publetariat, a popular online community serving authors and publishers. Today the editor posted a public request for donations to keep the … Continue reading

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Three misperceptions about the ebook business

You can pretty much always find outspoken, passionate diatribes about ebooks online. I’ve written several myself, but in my defense I had to, or else the Ebook Bloggers Board would have flogged me and taken away my WordPress dashboard. Even … Continue reading

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