A Statistical Look at Piracy

A Statistical Look at Piracy

In a BookBaby post from last month, Chris Robley weighed in on the ebook piracy issue, discussing an NeoMam Studios produced infographic that also appeared in an Encremento story. The bottom line: fears about ebook piracy are vastly overstated. Among the raft of...
Apple iBooks Author Quickstart Guide

Apple iBooks Author Quickstart Guide

The Apple iBookstore might not be the largest online bookshop, but it does offer some compelling advantages. To begin, it is part of one of the largest e-commerce ecosystems in the world, frequented by a hip, tech-savvy audience that feels comfortable trying new...
Apple iBooks Author: Tips and Tricks

Apple iBooks Author: Tips and Tricks

Apple supports two ebook formats in the iBookstore: iBooks (an Apple native format) and EPUB (an international, standardized format). Both formats offer advantages, as you might expect, but iBooks is particularly interesting because of a range of exciting features...

Writing a Memoir: There is No Ordinary

  It started with a memory—one insistent incident that begged to be revealed. I had the makings an excellent short story. However, as the fragments of memory coalesced, I realized that this incident was not a turning point or milestone, but a catapult that...

Imaginative Fiction Needed: Ursula K. Le Guin

View image | gettyimages.com On the occasion of accepting an award from the National Book Foundation—the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters—Ursula K. Le Guin offered some cautionary words on the future of publishing and some inspiring words on...
Scribd Gets Vocal and Romantic

Scribd Gets Vocal and Romantic

The ebook subscription service Scribd has just expanded its catalog offerings with a mountain of audiobooks—30,000, if you’re counting. This is a small fraction of the existing Scribd ebook catalog, which now surpasses 500,000 titles, but it represents a...

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