With everyone now doing at least some of their reading on devices, it may be a little late in the day to go back to the early arguments against e-books, yet Amazon itself has recently begun to point out some of the limitations of the format. Seven years ago when the Kindle was introduced, there [...]
Recently, Amazon added another promotional perk to its Kindle Select program – Kindle Countdown Deals. Authors and publishers can lower the price of their e-books for a short promotional period, and still retain the 70% royalty rate. Amazon helps “promote” books by listing the specially priced books on a special webpage. Consumers see the “regular” [...]
Hi All, My novel, Loisaida is now back at its regular $3.99 Kindle Price. Anyone who wrote in prior to 3:00 am EST (12:00 PST) and sent a screensaver proof of purchase will get the promised rebate. Thanks for playing. I’ll have an update by Wednesday on how this little experiment worked.
So the Guardian UK has been doing this serious series on self-publishing, including talking to actual self-published authors and not just to make fun of them. A few weeks ago, they featured an awesome column written by Year Zero founder, award-winning spoken-word artist, publishing superhero, and geriatric-rat rescuer, Dan Holloway. Today, the series features an interview [...]
I gotta start checking my e-mail more. Just found out that Schrodinger’s Telephone has won this little badgy thing. I have no idea what this means, but desperate attention-whore that I am, I’ll take it, but frankly what really makes me feel that I am not screaming into an empty cave is when readers “get [...]