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Enhanced ebooks v. Collector’s Hardcovers

Enhanced ebooks v. Collector’s Hardcovers

Enhanced ebooks have been the talk of publishing for quite some time, primarily because I believe publishers thought that they could halt price erosion with the promise of a book that had extras. Enhanced ebooks really haven’t taken off, but… more

Discounts and book hoarding

Discounts and book hoarding

A guy I knew in law school had a mental list of actresses whose careers he wished would tank so he would get to see them in Playboy or some B movie. In other words, the decline of an actress’s… more

A review of the 2012 publishing predictions

A review of the 2012 publishing predictions

Last January I made 10 publishing predictions. I thought it would be fun to review these predictions. Next week I’ll post my 2013 publishing predictions. 1. (TRUE) More authors will self publish than in 2011. I promise that this was… more

An iOS App Update

An iOS App Update

Marvin App Recently a new ereading app has been released for iPad users.  Marvin is currently free but I suspect that there may be a charge for it in the future. Marvin touts itself as an intelligent reading application.  It’s… more