Ms. Snark posted a followup to her Anne Start criticism. Was Anne Stuart’s comment brilliant viral marketing or a step closer to non publication? Some commenters think that we, err I, am a kettle and a nasty one at that.
AvidReader, Keishon, emailed me last night to give me the heads up of Random House’s ebookstore closing. I emailed Kelley Allen, Director of New Media at Random House, about the closing of ebookstore, contentlinkinc.com. He replied and said I could… more
The search inside feature must be a big marketing tool. Harper Collins has it. Google has angered authors over its digitization plans. Now Microsoft is inviting authors and publishers to submit their books to its search inside feature. Send them… more
Has wunderkind Jane Friedman lost her touch? After 9 straight years of record profits, first quarter sales for fiscal year 2007 (fiscal meaning budgetary year v. calendar year) were down 6% Part of the decreased profits are blamed on capital… more
Download your books now or be forever sorry! ATTENTION: ContentLink is scheduled to close this month and will not be taking any more orders. Please download and archive all your previously purchased titles. Thank you for shopping at ContentLink. This… more
Gawker suggests that it is and also goes on to suggest that while agents supposed to be an anti-really-bad-crap tool? I guess some of them just get the ‘tool’ part right.
Avon Inspire will launch in May 2007 headed by Elizabeth Bevarly. Okay, just made that last bit up. The launch books include Tracey Bateman’s, Defiant Heart and Linda Windsor’s, Wedding Bell Blues. Harper SanFrancisco editor Cynthia DiTiberio will acquire and… more
Over at Running With Quills, Jayne Ann Krentz announced that she will be introducing a new series that is supposedly to bridge the gap between Krentz and Quick books. Her new series will be focused around the Arcane Society. This… more