Millennials read more books than people over 30.
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This comes under the category of “duh” Facebook – World’s Largest Bookstore
Sawtooth White Cloud will be available in March of 2016. Sawtooth White Cloud
This is an interesting article from the Washington Post’s Robert Gebelhoff on the late, great, David Bowie’s views on American copyright law. david-bowie-was-wrong-about-copyright-thankfully/ The ongoing battle over copyright laws and how they should be applied, and for what period of time, is both interesting and frustrating. Interesting because the existence of[…]
An interesting article advocating for more innovation among publishers. It is worth a read. WHAT PUBLISHERS SHOULD DO
The Author’s Guild has issued a formal letter asking for significant changes to “standard” publishing contracts. Read the entire letter here: https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/guilds-letter-to-publishers-calls-for-real-change-to-book-contracts/ There are some valid points here. Our publishing house already provides contracts that allow for 50% of Ebook revenue. However, the Author’s Guild’s claim that “without serious contract[…]
I’ve had this battle with various folks for years and now some validation. Happy 2016 to Fraulein Spear of Caldwell High School, listen and weep.
The folks over at Gawker Book Review – @gawkerreview – have compiled a list of the best opening sentences in fiction. http://review.gawker.com/the-50-best-first-sentences-in-fiction Such lists are always suspect at best but they make for an interesting contrast in styles. From the short and sweet, (“They call me Ishmael.”) to the long[…]
The Boise State University newspaper – The Arbiter – recently interviewed local bookstore owner Bruce Delaney, and others, about this interesting development. https://arbiteronline.com/2015/12/01/amazon-bookstores-pose-little-local-threat/