E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: September 19, 2017

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  1. Digital or Print, Fast or Slow, Reading is Fingery (John Miedema / After Reading)
  2. ‘Plagiarists Never Do it Once’: Meet the Sleuth Tracking Down the Poetry Cheats (Will Storr / The Guardian)
  3. EPUB 2 or EPUB 3? That Is Not a Question (Laura Brady / EPUBSecrets)
  4. Polish Research: Removing Pirated Books Online Has No Impact on Sales (Jaroslaw Adamowski / Publishing Perspectives)
  5. The Next Level in E-Book Watermarking (Bill Rosenblatt / Copyright and Technology)
  6. Smashwords Announces New Taboo Classification Scheme for Erotica (Chris Meadows / Teleread)
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E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: September 12, 2017

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  1. Update: Playster Cancels Accounts For Excessive Usage (Glinda Harrison / The eBook Evangelist)
  2. Getting to Know You (Jiminy Panoz / EPUBSecrets)
  3. 9 Ways to Improve AMS – Amazon Ads For Authors (David Gaughran / Let’s Get Digital)
  4. Don’t Pay for Classic Books When You’re Going Back to School (Patrick Lucas Austin / LifeHacker)
  5. Do Daily Deal Services Work? One Author’s Experience with 19 Promo Sites (Laura Hefferman / Writer Unboxed)
  6. Kobo Adds Audiobooks Along with an Audible-Like Subscription (Mariella Moon / Engadget)
  7. Attention, Authors: WordPress 5.0 Will Change Everything You Know About WordPress (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader)
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E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: September 3, 2017

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  1. Wattpad’s New Video App, Raccoon, Launches in the US Today (Porter Anderson / Publishing Perspectives)
  2. 10 Steps to Making a Living as a Self-Published Fiction Author (Sean Platt / Sterling & Stone)
  3. The Visibility Gambit (David Gaughran / Let’s Get Digital)
  4. What’s the Best Way to Listen to E-Books? (Jack Schofield / The Guardian)
  5. The Video Game That Shows Us What the E-Book Could Have Been (Gavin Craig / Electric Lit)
  6. A Neural Network Wrote the Next ‘Game of Thrones’ Book Because George R.R. Martin Hasn’t (Sam Hill / Motherboard)
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E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: September 3, 2017

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  1. Wattpad’s New Video App, Raccoon, Launches in the US Today (Porter Anderson / Publishing Perspectives)
  2. 10 Steps to Making a Living as a Self-Published Fiction Author (Sean Platt / Sterling & Stone)
  3. The Visibility Gambit (David Gaughran / Let’s Get Digital)
  4. What’s the Best Way to Listen to E-Books? (Jack Schofield / The Guardian)
  5. The Video Game That Shows Us What the E-Book Could Have Been (Gavin Craig / Electric Lit)
  6. A Neural Network Wrote the Next ‘Game of Thrones’ Book Because George R.R. Martin Hasn’t (Sam Hill / Motherboard)
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E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: August 29, 2017

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  1. Twitter will render children illiterate in 20 years says Jacobson (Katherine Chowdrey  / The Bookseller)
  2. Less Than Meets the Eye: Print Book Use Is Falling Faster in Research Libraries (Rick Anderson / The Scholarly Kitchen)
  3. This Fill-in-the-Blank Formula Could be the Start of a Great Book Blurb (Beth bacon / Digital Book World)
  4. Are We Different Writers When We Move From Longhand to a Screen? (James Draney / Literary Hub)
  5. What I’ve Learned From Giving My E-Book Away  (Chris Meadows / Teleread)
  6. Will Ruling in ReDigi Case Open the Door to a Used E-book Market? (Andrew Albanese / PW)
  7. A Ruling in ReDigi Case Can’t Re-Open the Door to a Used eBook Market – The Door Never Closed (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader)
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E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: August 22, 2017

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  1. Foxit Reader Review and Where to Download (Mark Wycislik-Wilson / TechRadar)
  2. 5 Ways a Book Cover Could Hurt Sales — And How to Fix It (Johnny B. Truant / BookBub)
  3. Typography in Virtual Reality: the New Frontier (Angela Riechers / The Drum)
  4. Audiobooks: The State of Play and the Future (Paul St John Mackintosh / Teleread)
  5. The Only Rule Amazon Truly Cares About (David Gaughran / David Gaughran)
  6. Augmented Reality Books Need to Become More than a Gimmick (Alice Bonasio / The Bookseller)
  7. The 4 Great Myths of Book Publishing (Ken Lizotte / HuffPost)
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E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: August 15, 2017

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  1. Encyclopedia CD-ROM History: How They Killed Books (Ernie Smith / tedium.co)
  2. The Obsolete Narrative Devices Support Group (Tara Sparling / Tara Sparling Writes)
  3. Russian Government Figures Put Book Piracy at 25 to 30 Percent (Eugene Gerden / Publishing Perspectives)
  4. 7 Ways to Support Your Favorite Authors (Alex Acks / Book Riot)
  5. German Kids Choose Books Over YouTube ( / DW)
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