The Memory of Trees – Book Blog Tour | Nicola Furlong ePubbing Blog

It’s a busy road at the moment for me, and my next blog tour stop over is with Nicola Furlong‘s ePubbing Blog tomorrow. I’ll leave it to Nicola to introduce tomorrow’s piece. Dublin-born author, Mick Rooney, will take the epubbing con on Friday. He’s a multi-published author and consultant and editor at the Independent Publishing Magazine, with […]

Amazon launches tablet and new Kindle Touch | The Bookseller

Amazon launches tablet and new Kindle Touch The Bookseller Amazon has unveiled a Kindle Touch reader, alongside a brand new tablet device called Kindle Fire. Related articles Amazon Announces $99 Kindle Touch, new Kindle for $79 (readwriteweb.com) Amazon Unveils New $79 E-Ink Kindle, $99 Kindle Touch (techcrunch.com) Amazon Introduces $200 Kindle Fire Touch Tablet, $79 […]

‘Bill of rights’ for writers seeks bigger share of e-book revenue | Edmonton Journal

Image via Wikipedia ‘Bill of rights’ for writers seeks bigger share of e-book revenue The Writers’ Union of Canada has released A Writer’s Bill of Rights for the Digital Age that addresses challenges writers face as the publishing industry moves to a digital model. Demands in the 12-point document released Thursday include that “the publisher […]

Amazon Tablet To Be Revealed This Week

Image via CrunchBase (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc, which revolutionized reading with its Kindle e-reader, is expected to unveil a tablet computer next week that analysts say will seriously challenge Apple’s market dominating iPad. Amazon on Friday invited media to a press conference to be held in New York next Wednesday, declining to provide further details. But […]

Faber adds sales force for indies | The Bookseller

Faber adds sales force for indies The Bookseller “Faber has launched a new sales force for diverse independent publishers dubbed Faber Factory Plus. Six publishers, Gallic Books, Arcadia Books, Pushkin Press, Bloodaxe Books, Carcanet Press and Gibson Square, have already signed up to the list, which will launch in March 2012.” Related articles Perseus Forms […]

Amazon Make Kindle Books Available Through 11,000 Local US Libraries

Cover via Amazon From the press release: (NASDAQ: AMZN)-Amazon.com today announced that Kindle and Kindle app customers can now borrow Kindle books from more than 11,000 local libraries in the United States. When a customer borrows a Kindle library book, they’ll have all of the unique features they love about Kindle books, including Whispersync, which […]