Imagine having a home library like the one in Beauty and the Beast…..– (via the-literate-abyss) …and like the film Beauty and the Beast mine is all on a single screen. ~ eP
Crowdfunding a Niche Book on Two Continents Pays... →
The beauty of digital publishing is how it allows you to publish to niche audiences economically but finding that audience can be a challenge. Liz Castro walks you through her recent experience. ~ eP When Liz Castro wanted to publish a book about Catalonian independence, she turned not to Kickstarter but to a Spanish crowdfunding site and to those who cared most.
Do’s and don’ts of typography | Reme Le Hane -... →
webhazard: Simple but true…
Apple Deems 55 Digital Comics Too Hot for In-App... →
On Tuesday, comiXology announced, via its blog, that several comics had been removed from the apps “In order to comply with the Apple App Store guidelines regarding adult or inappropriate content, some new releases were rejected for our iOS app this week. In addition, certain previously released titles that fall outside of these guidelines were also rejected and will be removed from sale.” With...
Ten challenges to innovation in publishing →
Lots of very good insights like below: 3. Walled Gardens Make Readers Claustrophobic Publishers are tired of the constraints of walled gardens. Actually to clarify this point – consumers are tired of walled gardens. If you buy a book product you want it to work on all your devices. With the rise of Samsung and other android devices, consumers are become increasingly demanding – it’s no longer...
scroll kit →
michelledeidre: scroll kit is a powerful visual editor that will transform the stories you bring to the web. Oh god web design/coding/writer/journalist nerds UNITE. THIS IS AWESOME. Impressive.
scroll kit →
michelledeidre: scroll kit is a powerful visual editor that will transform the stories you bring to the web. Oh god web design/coding/writer/journalist nerds UNITE. THIS IS AWESOME.
The Growing Mobile (Digital) Publishing Landscape →
So, I take back everything I said
bookiemonsternz: …about ebooks. It’s like I suddenly have a new medium to read in, which is awesome because all my life I’ve read books. And now I can do that same thing but just a bit differently. You could say I was wrong but that would seem a little mean. View Post
Free Comic Book Gay: Stupid Kindle Fire... →
ytrjd: Does anyone know the answer to this? Does anyone know if there even IS an answer to this? I have an iPhone…and my mom bought me a Kindle Fire two years ago for Christmas. The first thing you have to do with a Kindle is establish your Amazon ID. Then everything you put on your Kindle comes from…
Congratulations to Tor.com on thier the 2012... →
Tor.com A long time leader in digital publishing of science fiction and fantasy was eye-wideningly honored to be represented so heavily in the Novelette department of the prestigious Nebula Awards by Brit Mandelo for “The Finite Canvas,” Meghan McCarron for “Swift, Brutal Retaliation,” and Rachel Swirsky for “Portrait of Lisane da Patagnia.” All three novelettes can be read for free in the above...
Pebble Nabs $15M In Funding, Outs PebbleKit SDK... →
futuretechreport: WIth the SDK open to developers to incorporate into apps on both Android and iOS apps, this watch is about to get a whole lot smarter. Grab the SDK and get going developers! Can’t wait to do more with this wearable device! Get ready for a whole lot more Pebble. The smartwatch company just announced several software enhancements for the Pebble and a $15M Series A led by...
Building A Faster Horse →
parislemon: Farhad Manjoo on the new Square Stand: Translation: Credit cards will be here for a good long time. This isn’t a novel admission; Dorsey has always said that he doesn’t think plastic will go away anytime soon. But the launch of the Square Stand—a device engineered to improve the credit card experience—shows how deeply Square is betting on credit cards. It’s as if, after building...
nowherefinerthancarolina: Starting to get really unhappy because I can’t get ebooks that are on my Macbook to transfer to my Kindle Fire HD. Ugh ugh ugh.
How 3D Printing Has Changed Society Forever - PSFK →
How are we as a civiliation to understand the impact of this new technology on our future development.
“In the next five to ten years, another 5 billion people will join the...– Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen on the New Digital Age (via futuristgerd)
5 Reasons Libraries Will Fail – Published in 1864 →
myeverydayephemera: By the 1900’s libraries will be dead. Discover why! AWESOME.
A recent survey of nearly 35,000 eight to 16-year-olds by the U.K.’s National...– Death of Traditional Books? Kids Prefer Reading Via Screen | Education on GOOD (via infoneer-pulse)
Amazon asks Spanish Publishers to lower ebook... →
The ecommerce company estimates that new ebooks should become cheaper over 20% on current prices. La multinacional de comercio electrÃ³nico estima que novedades o `best sellersÂ´ digitales tendrÃan que abaratarse mÃ¡s del 20% sobre los precios actuales.Â Â Amazon reitera que en paÃses de mayores hÃ¡bitos digitales, como Estados Unidos o Reino Unido, esos precios producen que se venda mÃ¡s...
Behind the Scenes of Our New iOS Comic Reading... →
whatmakesuptheweb: By Kobo Labs: We recently launched a new update to the Kobo iOS app (version 5.10) which includes support for Japanese content, improved font resizing, and a faster and more responsive reading experience for comics. We’re particularly excited about this new comic experience, which we think readers are really going to like. It provides a fluid reading experience, complete...
What's in a name? Webcomics or Digital Comics?
exlibriscomics: Something i’ve struggled with is what do you call this thing we’re doing? To me, a webcomic feels and sounds like a traditional newspaper comic strip. It has its own aesthetic, language and subculture that seems separate from indy comic books and graphic… View Post
: Congrats to Pottermore! →
pottertalkblog: Congratulations are in order for the digital website of the Harry Potter series, Pottermore. At this years Bookseller Industry awards, Pottermore beat out some heavy competition like Bloomsbury and Penguin for the Digital Strategy Award of the Year. The website has been praised and…
U.S. Now Paints Apple as ‘Ringmaster’ in Its... →
infoneer-pulse: The e-mail, from Steve Jobs of Apple to James Murdoch of News Corporation, reads as if one old sport were trying to cajole another into joining a caper: “Throw in with Apple and see if we can all make a go of this to create a real mainstream e-books market at $12.99 and $14.99.” According to the Justice Department, that e-mail is part of the evidence that Apple was the...
Don't make fun of renowned Dan Brown - Telegraph →
“The satire was angry that day my friend. Like an old man trying to return soup…”