Category Archives: Books
Publishers aren’t content to ride gently into the sunset. No, they’re trying to piss off everyone at once and prove how irrelevant they are. On a recent TWIT, Jerry Pournelle said that if he does another book it will not … Continue reading
You kids and your Nooks, Fires and such. I’ve been preaching the glories of ebooks since I was reading them on the screen of my Palm V over a decade ago. “First they ignore you, then they mock you, then … Continue reading
Sorry Time, ebooks are still books. The word “ebook” even has “book” in it so it’s hard to miss. Unless you write for Time.
The ARC for Monster Hunter Alpha is available. That shit is like crack and BAEN knows it. So now I’m out $15. Sigh.
The Association of American Publishers says that ebooks out sold paperbacks in February. E-book sales totaled $90.3 million in February, up 202% compared to the same month a year earlier, according to a study from the Association of American Publishers. … Continue reading
Now that ebooks are outselling dead tree books, some authors are realizing the advantages of electronic distribution. John Locke has the #1 book on the Amazon 100 and several more books down the list. He’s never been represented by an … Continue reading
Your time is up. Before ebooks, publishers made sense. They paid for the printing costs in exchange for a hefty percentage of the sale. Unless you had bags of money it was almost impossible to become a best selling author … Continue reading
Amazon has announced that ebooks are now outselling paperbacks. Amazon made waves when it announced in July that Kindle content was outselling hardcover books. But industry analysts quickly dismissed that milestone, pointing out that paperback books sell far more copies … Continue reading