The Atlantic Monthly is following a trend of print media giving away their online content for free. Earlier this week, the archives and web site dropped the subscriber only features and is now freely available. The Wall Street Journal can’t be far behind. Via Teleread.
This special guest review is from author Sherry Thomas. You’ll want to read the entire thing down to the end because Sherry and I are sponsoring a pay it forward Bettie Sharpe giveaway. You see, Bettie Sharpe gave away a fantastic retelling of the Cinderella story. Only we got it ... more >
Image Source: H.G. What has Rin, a preschool teacher in Japan, done that thousands of authors, both in print and aspiring, haven’t? Sold 400,000 copies of a hardcover book that contains a story she gave away for free. Rin (a pseudonym) writes books via her cellular phone. Her audience is ... more >
With a cover that is good enough for New York, Bettie Sharpe offers up a free novella told in serial form at the website of author, Dionne Galace. The contents live up to the cover and then some. I know that there are editors that read this blog. Please don’t ... more >
The Man Booker Prize organization is in negotiations with publishers to make the six shortlisted titles available on the internet for FREE. Jonathan Taylor, chairman of The Booker Prize Foundation, said that the details need to be hammered out but the intent is to digitize each book and make them ... more >
Rupert Murdoch consummated a deal to buy Dow Jones & Co for $5.6 billion and now is urging the board to make the online Journal free. The Wall Street Journal currently charges $99 and is the only major news site that has an online fee now that the New York ... more >