Harlequin has signed a deal to provide exclusive subscription access to 15,000 backlist titles to Scribd subscribers. Not sure what Scribd is? It’s a subscription access service. I wrote about all three of the main ones here and concluded (even… 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
Thursday News: Book Riot columnist challenges romances’ isolationist attitudes; subscription services...
Romance and the Problems with “By Women, For Women, About Women” – Reader Lynn sent me this article and my response was “Wow, I don’t know what to think of this article.” And I don’t. The author of this piece… more
After seeing all the worried reader posts about their Kindle content, I decided to go straight to Amazon and ask for an official statement about the integrity of our purchases. Like many readers, I spend hundreds (actually thousands) of dollars… more
More than half of American adults read books for pleasure in 2012 – More people are reading for pleasuring but less people are reading “literature” as defined by the NEA. The only play I’ve ever read was Anne of Green… more