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Wednesday News: Kindle Scout releases 10 books, NBC to try video subscription service, Manga literary classics, and sheet music’s demise

Wednesday News: Kindle Scout releases 10 books, NBC to try video...

Will Amazon’s Kindle Scout democratize publishing? – Well, the first ten books chosen for publication through Kindle Scout were released yesterday. Three of the ten are classified as Romance: Royal Date by Sariah Wilson – Romance A Highland Knight’s Desire… more

Monday News: France investigates Kindle Unlimited, poetry in prison, Keurig’s DRM tanks, and Anne Rice is at it again

Monday News: France investigates Kindle Unlimited, poetry in prison, Keurig’s DRM...

French Publisher Trade Group Charges that Kindle Unlimited is Illegal, American – With Kindle Unlimited recently premiering in France for 10 Euros a month (inclusive of 700K+ titles, 20K of which are in French), independent authors and publishers are unhappy… more

Thursday News: Amazon’s pricing, Hollywood’s (lack of) diversity, Latin America’s publishing and America’s orphan fantasy

Thursday News: Amazon’s pricing, Hollywood’s (lack of) diversity, Latin America’s publishing...

Escape from Stalag $7: Why Amazon’s Pricing Box Is Bad for Indies – Rich Chapman’s essay on Amazon’s pricing strategies and what he refers to as the AAAG’s (Aggregated Amazon Ankle Grabbers) is both amusing (the questions he asks of… more