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By next year, the Kindle will be free (chart) | ZDNet

By next year, the Kindle will be free (chart) | ZDNet | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
It’s almost undeniable. By next year, it looks like — for at least one model — the Kindle will be free.
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Will computer games kill off the novel?

Will computer games kill off the novel? | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
Books have survived the coming of film, TV and rock'n'roll, says author Charlie Higson... and tomorrow's novels can only be enriched by the likes of Grand Theft Auto (RT @GuardianBooks: Will computer games kill off the novel?
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Free ebooks - Download 20000 free ebooks at the eBook Directory. | RedGage

Free ebooks, Download 20000 Free ebooks, computer, self-improvement, literature, business, publishing, children and more.
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WikiLeaks keeps on publishing despite arrest

http://www.nma.tv/ Julian Assange through his WikiLeaks website promises greater government transparency. But his document dumps have angered officials aroun...
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Wall Street Journal to Launch Bestseller Lists for Ebooks

Wall Street Journal to Launch Bestseller Lists for Ebooks | wordbeeps | Scoop.it

The Wall Street Journal‘s bestseller rankings will now include ebook sales, the publisher announced Friday.


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Intro to Kobo Vox

A beautiful full color Kobo for books, magazines, movies, TV shows, apps, games, web browsing and more! www.indigo.ca/kobo-vox (RT @ColesSheridan: Kobo Vox - Preview - watch the video!
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E-book Sales Rose 116% in August

E-book Sales Rose 116% in August | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
E-book sales from publishers that report to the AAP rose 116.5% in August, to $88.8 million, compared to August 2010.
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Why I Decided To Publish Directly Through Amazon by Ellen Finnigan

Why I Decided To Publish Directly Through Amazon by Ellen Finnigan | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
They all said the same thing: "The writing is good, but where would this book be shelved at Barnes & Noble?" The book, they said, had a couple of flaws that would prevent it from being bought by a mainstream publisher: 1.
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Barnes and Noble Nook Color vs. Kobo Vox Comparison | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News

Barnes and Noble Nook Color vs. Kobo Vox Comparison | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
In this exclusive Good e-Reader Review we take a look at the Nook Color and Kobo Vox! We put the devices through the paces and give you a general overview (Barnes and Noble Nook Color vs.
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What Kids Demand in a Novel

What Kids Demand in a Novel | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
The novelist's tips for writing a book for young readers: Don't write down, and keep the plot moving.
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An in-depth look at self-publishing | TeleRead: News and views on e ...

An in-depth look at self-publishing | TeleRead: News and views on e ... | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
Alison Baverstock, author of The Naked Author, a guide to self-publishing, has written a lengthy feature on The Bookseller looking at the self-publishing field.
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Self Publishing Expectations

Self Publishing Expectations | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
Self publishing a book is like delivering a baby. You must spend time nurturing and preparing for the birth to ensure a healthy child. If you rush the  process, you could potentially harm the chil...
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New ways to sell short stories

New ways to sell short stories | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
There’s lots of excitement bubbling about new publishing opportunities for writers of short stories, essays, journalism and other less-than-book-length works.
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26 Ways to Win at Self-Publishing — The Book Designer

26 Ways to Win at Self-Publishing — The Book Designer | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
When you self-publish, you get to define success, to set goals for your own publication. In a way, you’ve already won. (26 Ways to Win at Self-Publishing, inspiration from Joel Friedlander.
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Kindle vs Nook- Which Should You Buy as a Gift?

Kindle vs Nook- Which Should You Buy as a Gift? | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
Over the last three years Electronic Readers, ebooks, downloaded books and novels and downloadable magazines have taken over a large part of the total book sales market and the manufacturers of these e-reader devices are trying to win us over and...
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Romance Novel Ghostwriter in Vampire or Wicca Genre | Book Writing | eBooks | Fiction | Ghostwriting

Romance Novel Ghostwriter in Vampire or Wicca Genre We are looking for a ghost writer for a romance novel within the Vampire or Wicca genres.
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Should publishers sell their own e-readers? | FutureBook

Should publishers sell their own e-readers? | FutureBook | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
Should publishers sell their own e-readers?
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The Kindle for Mac gets even better - Workflow: PrePress

The Kindle for Mac gets even better - Workflow: PrePress | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
The Kindle for Mac gets even better http://t.co/fJgNS14K #PrePress...
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David James Publishing - Paperback & Kindle Publishing

David James Publishing - Paperback & Kindle Publishing | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
David James Publishing: A Winning Alternative to Tradition - Northern Ireland based publisher David James Publishing is working with a few selected authors to bring their unique talents to the attention of readers in all corners of the globe.
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Words Fly: A Love Affair With Writing (Not Typing) [Headlines] @PSFK

Words Fly: A Love Affair With Writing (Not Typing) [Headlines] @PSFK | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
The author explains why handwriting is an artistic ritual, why ambiguity bends to beauty, and why we should perhaps pick up a quill.
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Local public library goes digital, offers downloadable e-books | The Daily Mississippian

Local public library goes digital, offers downloadable e-books | The Daily Mississippian | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
Local public library goes digital, offers downloadable e-books http://t.co/pPTEoKKi...
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Why do e-books take longer to read? - by A.W. Berry - Helium

Why do e-books take longer to read? - by A.W. Berry - Helium | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
E-books take longer to read than traditional books precisely because they are read on computers, and e-readers, and not on paper. Some of these pr..., A.W.
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Films and Books about Writing and Writers | Mystery Writing is Murder

Films and Books about Writing and Writers | Mystery Writing is Murder | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
Whenever I think about movies about writers, I can help but think about Romancing the Stone. Even before I was a writer, I felt a kinship to Joan Wilder. From the crying in front of her typewriter as she finishes her manuscript to ...
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Self-publishing: 5 issues for authors to consider, from Amazon's Jon ...

Self-publishing: 5 issues for authors to consider, from Amazon's Jon ... | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
At the Merging Media conference today, we heard from Jon Fine, Amazon's Director of Author & Publisher Relations. Jon's talk reminded me of the terrific presentation I heard at AOIR from Tim Laquintano, a writing professor ...
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Kobo to become a publisher - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News

Kobo to become a publisher - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News | wordbeeps | Scoop.it
Canadian-based e-book seller Kobo is following in Amazon's footsteps and creating a publishing arm that will deal directly with authors, CBC News has learned.
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