2014 may go down as the year of the subscription. It’s been something we talked about on this blog for many years. We discussed price point, the types of books we wanted to see Back in 2009 we took a… more
Amazon is notoriously opaque. It does not reveal the number of devices sold or books sold or movies downloaded. It’s hard to measure the success of any one program and the algorithms it uses to construct its bestseller lists are… more
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