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Hachette v. Amazon: Whose Fault Is It, Anyway?

If you’ve paid any attention to the book industry, you’ll know by now that Hachette and Amazon are locked in some kind of pricing battle. The details aren’t that well known, but the strategy is: Amazon disabled the pre-order option … Continue reading

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Innovation & Stagnation in the Traditonal Publishing Industry

The Tribune Company did something that surprised me the other day: it released a new product. An app, to be specific. Newsbeat converts newspapers into audio, so people can listen to them in the car, on their iPhone and in … Continue reading

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Publishers Are Testing Unknown Authors Digitally… What Does That Mean?

A lot of writers view self-publishing eBooks as a slog to the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s not that we necessarily want to market all of our stuff and pump out eight books a year to make a living. … Continue reading

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