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Uncovered Books - A new way to discover amazing eBooks

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Richard Charkin: 'We've Allowed Our Industry To Become Over-Complicated'

Richard Charkin: 'We've Allowed Our Industry To Become Over-Complicated' | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
'We cling on to the idea that the UK is so different from all the other countries.' And change, says Bloomsbury's Richard Charkin, is a new constant.
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I'm Leaving Kindle Unlimited

I'm Leaving Kindle Unlimited | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Why is NYT best selling author leaving Kindle Unlimited? Because Amazon isn't paying authors fairly.

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Industry Notes: EC Chooses Spain's Odilo; Quarto Breaks Off Talks

Industry Notes: EC Chooses Spain's Odilo; Quarto Breaks Off Talks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Talking of 'innovative and affordable solutions to assist schools and universities,' Odilo announces a deal with the European Commission. 
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B&N Now Pitching "Nook First Look" Promo Service to Indie Authors | The Digital Reader

B&N Now Pitching "Nook First Look" Promo Service to Indie Authors | The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Speaking of copying old ideas, Barnes & Noble is ending out emails to indie authors, asking them to participate in a new marketing service called Nook First Look. Authors on KBoards report that they've received emails from B&N which said: The NOOK First Look program highlights new releases from independent authors and publishers making these titles available to Barnes & Noble readers two weeks before wide release. NOOK First Look titles must be available through the NOOK Press platform and must be new releases in order to be considered. To submit your eBook for consideration in the NOOK First Look program, please fill out this form with the following information. Please be advised that we can only accommodate one title per author approximately every 4-6 months so please choose your best title to nominate. As well, your title will be considered for the NOOK First Look program at the sole discretion of the NOOK Press team. We will contact you via email within a month if your title has been selected. **When submitting this form, please note that your title must be no less than 8 weeks out from publication and all final files must be available 2 weeks before the [...]
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Katie Espiner to Frankfurt's Markets: Brexit Is Publishing's Opportunity

Katie Espiner to Frankfurt's Markets: Brexit Is Publishing's Opportunity | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
'What we are producing is to be relied upon in this world of fake news.' This, says Orion's Katie Espiner, is global book publishing's message today.
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The 4 Great Myths of Book Publishing

The 4 Great Myths of Book Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Signing a contract with even a brand-name traditional book publisher initially feels like a ticket to Nirvana. You may expect, for example, your ne
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One old minibus and 1,300 books: the mobile library for refugees in Greece

One old minibus and 1,300 books: the mobile library for refugees in Greece | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A pair of volunteers set about providing to provide a quiet space to read and study, amid the upheaval and uncertainty that faces those who have fled their homes
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Profanity in Books: Is It a Good Thing?

Profanity in Books: Is It a Good Thing? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
"Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very,'" Mark Twain famously said. "Your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should
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Overdrive Libby Will Allow You to Sign Up for a Library Card Online

Overdrive Libby Will Allow You to Sign Up for a Library Card Online | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Millions of people borrow audiobooks and ebooks from the public library every year and one of the downsides is that you have to visit a branch in order to sign
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Vicky Williams on Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

Vicky Williams on Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing.
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Cover Story: The quiet catastrophe, then reinvention of book publishing

Cover Story: The quiet catastrophe, then reinvention of book publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Has Mrs Wordsmith created "the world's most intuitive dictionary"? 

Has Mrs Wordsmith created "the world's most intuitive dictionary"?  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This edtech startup combines machine learning with Hollywood visuals in an attempt to boost children's vocabulary.
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What I’ve learned from giving my ebook away

What I’ve learned from giving my ebook away | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
So, I gave away a total of 703 copies of my ebook, The Geek's Guide to Indianapolis, over the last five days, Friday through Tuesday. That's considerably more than the 200 or so I gave away the last time I made it free, over just a Saturday and Sunday. What did I discover over the…
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American Author Victoria Schwab Censored by her Russian Publisher

American Author Victoria Schwab Censored by her Russian Publisher | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As American author Victoria Schwab and her Russian publisher reveal, literary censorship is ongoing, and reports indicate Moscow is increasing its efforts.
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China South Publishing Becomes Stakeholder in Frankfurt's IPR License

China South Publishing Becomes Stakeholder in Frankfurt's IPR License | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
To 'explore new uncharted waters,' China South Publishing takes a stake in Frankfurt Book Fair's global rights and license trading platform, IPR License.
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D&D Beyond is Utterly Amazing

D&D Beyond is Utterly Amazing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
D&D Beyond is a new online system that sells digital editions of all of the rule books and campaigns. It is a great place to store all of your character
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6 places to find free and discounted e-books

6 places to find free and discounted e-books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If your book budget is limited, fear not: You can score a surprising amount of good stuff for free or cheap.
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Why Bookmark-Users Will Never Understand People Who Dog-Ear Books

Why Bookmark-Users Will Never Understand People Who Dog-Ear Books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
There are two types of people in this world: people who use bookmarks and people who dog-ear books. The feud between bookmarkers and dog-earers is centuries old, and the blood runs pretty deep. And as a bookmark-user, I absolutely cannot understand w…
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Smashwords Introduces “Special Deals”- Automated Merchandising of Onsale Ebooks

Smashwords Introduces “Special Deals”- Automated Merchandising of Onsale Ebooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Smashwords today announced Special Deals , a new merchandising feature at the Smashwords Store that showcases onsale books.  Effectiv
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Driving Down the Price of Publishing

Driving Down the Price of Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Not too long ago, self-published authors were collectively admonished about the need to invest in their work. Hiring quality editors, proofreaders, cover
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Un-box the Magic of Book Box Subscription Services

Un-box the Magic of Book Box Subscription Services | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Book box subscription services satisfy boutique-minded audiences. Author Jesikah Sundin explains how to reach readers in search of independently created, physical items. It may be the Digital Age, but brown paper packages tied up in string are still many people’s favorite thing.
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