US book publishers are making more through online sales than physical stores – Not only have audiobooks increased in popularity over the past year, but the 2013 joint report by the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study… more
Note: We’ve had some caching issues where the front page (the one with the slider) failed to update the content. The http://dearauthor.com/blog page was fine. I think we’ve fixed it but if you visit DA and there’s not updated content,… more
People Are Getting Social Media Prenups – The title of the article says it all. Psychotherapist Karen Ruskin insists that the desire for such a pre-nup is indicative of deeper relationship problems. She also notes that sometimes people can get… more
So This Is How The Nook Ends – In his inimitable style, Mike Cane sounds the death knell for Nook, noting that the announcement by Barnes and Noble and Samsung to build “co-branded tablets” says more about how B&N has… more
Wednesday News: Smashwords contracts with OverDrive, menstruation’s non-effect on women, Jennifer...
OverDrive and Smashwords Ink Deal to Distribute Indie Author Ebooks to Libraries – Good news for self-published authors and their readers: OverDrive has made a deal with Smashwords to allow 200,000 books to be distributed to public libraries through the… more
Are home pages dying? And what is the value of a shadow reader? – Although this post is a somewhat short response to an other post by Ezra Klein at Vox, I think it’s worth reading both, in part for Tyler… more