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Thursday News: AAP numbers released, Hungary wants to tax the internet, NY court strikes down cyberbullying law, and The Poetry Brothel

Thursday News: AAP numbers released, Hungary wants to tax the internet,...

Children’s fuels 2014 growth in US – The Association of American Publishers have released their numbers regarding what is and isn’t selling in US publishing. In addition to the boom represented by kid lit, audiobooks are on the rise (26.2%)… more

Friday News: Twitpic shuts down, Amazon woos kid lit authors, Harper Collins experiments with bundling, and deadmau5 fires back at Disney

Friday News: Twitpic shuts down, Amazon woos kid lit authors, Harper...

Twitpic is shutting down – I am of two minds about this news: first, I’m sad that Twitpic is going away, because it was, for me, one of the easiest to use and least demanding/intrusive applications for use with Twitter…. more

Tuesday News: HarperCollins v. Open Road redux, the conundrum of hashtag activism, sharing and creative production, and First Books on diversity in kid’s lit

Tuesday News: HarperCollins v. Open Road redux, the conundrum of hashtag...

Harper Seeks Injunction in Dispute with Open Road – HarperCollins has just upped the ante in their lawsuit against Open Road, filing for a permanent injunction to block the publication of the digital version of Julie of the Wolves, as… more