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Wednesday News: New children’s lit subscription service, new women’s lifestyle site, trans-Atlantic book cover comparisons, and HarperCollins makes piracy claims against its own content

Wednesday News: New children’s lit subscription service, new women’s lifestyle site,...

Epic! Debuts Kids’ Subscription E-book Venture – Created by game developers and focused on children’s literature, Epic! is starting a $9.99 per month digital book subscription service. At this point, the company is not creating original content, but will be… more

Tuesday News: Tarantino sues Gawker, James Baldwin and Audre Lorde converse, digital publishing is growing in India, successful books are vivisected, and more questions emerge about new Adobe DRM strategy

Tuesday News: Tarantino sues Gawker, James Baldwin and Audre Lorde converse,...

Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker for circulating ‘Hateful Eight’ script – Well, this might be interesting. I say “might” because who knows if the case will ever see the inside of a courtroom. There’s a lot going on here, beyond the… more

Tuesday News: Dismal author salaries; Tumblr and book promotion; the trouble with Grantland; Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech; and feedly’s strategy to steal page views

Tuesday News: Dismal author salaries; Tumblr and book promotion; the trouble...

Most Authors Make Less Than $1,000 a Year: DBW – The title speaks for itself, but the graphics are pretty interesting. The information comes from a Digital Book World report, “What Advantages Do Traditional Publishers Offer Authors: A Comparison of… more

Friday News: Another author goes self-pub; Yelp must unmask anonymous reviewers; the strange case of a $5m painting; paid books reviews redux; and the first US all-digital public library

Friday News: Another author goes self-pub; Yelp must unmask anonymous reviewers;...

GF Newman on self-publishing: ‘There are huge changes coming’ – Beyond the giddy optimism some traditionally published authors bring to self-publishing, I think it’s interesting to see how different authors approach the business of becoming their own publisher. GF Newman,… more