E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: May 24, 2017

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  1. 3 Reasons Authors Shouldn’t Worry About Piracy but How to Protect Yourself Anyway (Joanna Penn / Proven Writing Tips)
  2. Why We Are Self Publishing the Aviary Cookbook – Lessons From the Alinea Book. (Nick Kokonas / Medium)
  3. My Breakdown Of Book Sales By Format, Vendor, Genre, And Country. May 2016 – April 2017 (Joanna Penn / The Creative Penn)
  4. New Research From Scholastic Reveals That More E-Books and Independent Reading Time Are Needed in U.S. Schools (Beth Bacon / DBW)
  5. ‘Show me the Money!’: The Self-Published Authors Being Snapped Up By Hollywood (Damita Kean / The Guardian)
  6. Science Fiction’s New Golden Age in China: What It Means to The Authors, many female, leading the way (Rachel Cheung / South China Morning Post)
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E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: May 17, 2017

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  1. Dear Author: A “Book Reading” is Not A Chance For You To Literally Read Your Book (Okechukwu Ofili / Ofilispeaks)
  2. The Ergonomics of Writing (Dorothy Grant / madgeniusclub)
  3. European Commission’s New E-book Rules Worry Booksellers (Ed Nawotka / PW)
  4. How to Determine Your Price Point When Self-Publishing (Nathan Bransford / Nathan Bransford)
  5. How to Write About Authoritarians Without Getting Arrested (Saba Imtiaz / Literary Hub)
  6. People Who Read Books Are Nicer, Study Finds (Sarah Young / The Independent)
  7. Well Hung: Poetry, E-Books, and Indents, Part One (Laura Brady / EPUBSecrets)
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E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: May 17, 2017

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  1. Dear Author: A “Book Reading” is Not A Chance For You To Literally Read Your Book (Okechukwu Ofili / Ofilispeaks)
  2. The Ergonomics of Writing (Dorothy Grant / madgeniusclub)
  3. European Commission’s New E-book Rules Worry Booksellers (Ed Nawotka / PW)
  4. How to Determine Your Price Point When Self-Publishing (Nathan Bransford / Nathan Bransford)
  5. How to Write About Authoritarians Without Getting Arrested (Saba Imtiaz / Literary Hub)
  6. People Who Read Books Are Nicer, Study Finds (Sarah Young / The Independent)
  7. Well Hung: Poetry, E-Books, and Indents, Part One (Laura Brady / EPUBSecrets)

Nate is the founder of The Digital Reader. He also builds and repairs websites, and helps authors and small businesses solve tech problems.

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E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: May 9, 2017

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  1. 9 Signs You May Have Over-Edited Your Work (Peter Derk / LitReactor)
  2. Is DRM’s Future in Doubt, Or Is It Just Wishful Thinking? (Chris Meadows / Teleread)
  3. Kindle Scout – A Two Year Performance Review (Debbie Burke / Kill Zone blog)
  4. Kobo’s Latest Waterproof E-Reader is Sized for Poolside Reading (Joe Fingas / Engadget)
  5. Self-Publishing News: Ebooks Are Not in Crisis (Dan Hollaway / Self-Publishing Advice Center)
  6. Selling Books Through StoryBundle (Steve Vernon / YOURS IN STORYTELLING…)
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E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: May 2, 2017

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  1. 13 Ways to Support an Author Without Ever Spending a Dime (Steph Post / LitReactor)
  2. Copyright Agency Diverts Funds Beant for Authors to $15m Fighting Fund (Peter Martin / Sydney Morning Herald)
  3. Fancy Free: Some Fun CSS Tricks for E-Books (David Kudler / The Book Designer)
  4. In Solidarity With Those Who Understand What is Happening With E-Book Sales (D. B. Hebbard / Talking New Media)
  5. It’s a Great time to Be a Writer. Kind Of. (Chris O’Brien / Medium Rare)
Nate is the founder of The Digital Reader. He also builds and repairs websites, and helps authors and small businesses solve tech problems.
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E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: April 25, 2017

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  1. The 7 Differences Between Professionals and Amateurs (Jeff Goins / The Mission)
  2. Google Books Is Not Alexandria Redux (Chris Meadows / Teleread)
  3. Ingram Content Group Delivers E-Books to Windows Store (Ingram / Infotoday)
  4. Slow Writers: Are They Doomed to Failure in the Digital Age? (Anne R. Allen / Anne R. Allen)
  5. Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria (James Somers / The Atlantic)
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E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: April 18, 2017

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  1. Book Promotion: Do This, Not That (Joel Friedlander / The Book Designer)
  2. Business Musings: Mushroom Publishers And The Tsunami of Crap (Kristine Kathryn Rusch / Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
  3. How Do Kindle Unlimited Subscribers Behave (And How Does it Impact Authors)? (Chloe / Written Word Media)
  4. How Google Book Search Got Lost (Scott Rosenberg / Backchannel)
  5. Portugal Passes Bill to Restrict Use of DRM, Grant Circumvention Right (Andy / TorrentFreak)
  6. Try The ‘Reading Without Walls’ Challenge This Month (Cybil / Goodreads)
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