Musicians Realizing They Don’t Need Major Labels Anymore | Techdirt – ” Jordis Unga, a singer who has appeared on two reality TV shows (Rock Star: INXS and The Voice), has decided that she doesn’t need to sign a label deal. While she didn’t win on either show, she did ... more >
Jaclyn emailed the DA reviewer group the other day with the following question: I got into an argument on Twitter with another publisher about buying ebooks and now I want to know what other readers do… With print books most of us have towering TBRs. Books we’ve bought and never ... more >
Dear Ms. Chase: I don’t have your email address but I had to write you to comment on a note a fan made on your behalf on the Smart Bitches site. You see, your book Captives of the Night(kind of a sequel to the Lord of Scoundrels) caught the attention ... more >
In light of Amazon’s recent deranking of categories of books effectively removing those books from search engines, bestseller lists, and recommended lists, I wondered how difficult it would be for people to move to a new vendor like Powells.com. For a while, I used to include a Powells buy link. ... more >
Joe Esposito, a very smart mind in the publishing and epublishing world, argued a week or so ago that the Kindle and its “kin” would reduce overall book sales. I admire Esposito and his thoughts about publishing but in this case, I find his argument to be, well spotty at ... more >
This poll is courtesy of Ned. Me: I need a new poll question. Ned: Can it be about your parents? Me: What? Ned: If you had to buy books or visit your parents, which would it be? Me: Geez, you even have to ask? Ned: Can I watch ESPN now?