A detailed description of writing a successful marketing plan for self-published authors, by Nick Thacker.
“E Ink Holdings, the company that developed the concept of electronic paper and the technology used for e-ink screens on dedicated e-readers, has developed E Ink Mobius, a new version of the technology that is more flexible, lighter and more durable than previous e-ink screens. [...] The device is designed specifically for classroom curriculum materials; [...]
“Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced the launch of its Life PrintSM program, a comprehensive solution for publishers to manage the complete life cycle of print books.”
“Amazon is launching an innovative licensing and publishing program targeting the flourishing world of online fan fiction—unauthorized amateur works created by fans and based on popular copyrighted franchises.”
The latest Pew study found that teens “focusing on controlling access to meaning. A comment might look like it means one thing, when in fact it means something quite different. By cloaking their accessible content, teens reclaim power over those who they know who are surveilling them.”
The Reading Room is an independent social reading site, similar to Goodreads.
Steve Jobs’ thoughts on music DRM, from 2007, which applies to DRM on e-books.