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    Publishing has changed in five years, and so has “What You Need to Know”

    by  • November 22, 2013 • books, e books, marketing, printing, publishing, Terena • 1 Comment

    In 2008, Terena Scott wrote a book about how to start an independent publishing company, focusing on the business of publishing. How do you start a small business? What forms do you need to fill out? How much will it cost? How do you find authors? What does a publishing contract look like? How...

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    Medusa’s Muse Book Winner of 2013 Global Ebook Awards

    by  • August 30, 2013 • books, contest, e books, publishing • 0 Comments

    The very first book Medusa’s Muse published has won the Gold in the Global Ebooks Awards Contest: Traveling Blind: Life Lessons from Unlikely Teachers, by Laura Fogg. Congratulations Laura, you wrote a wonderful and inspiring book. And congratulations Jane and Rick, my intrepid staff, who like me had never published a book before, but...

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    Should I sell my soul to Amazon for book sales?

    by  • March 7, 2012 • amazon, e books • 1 Comment

    After months of research, pondering, more research and more pondering, I’ve decided it is time to make all of the books I publish available on the Kindle. Why does that decision make me feel icky? Amazon.com sells the most books of any other book retailer anywhere, and that includes other on-line retailers. Part of...

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    Who Owns an Electronic Book?

    by  • August 17, 2009 • amazon, e books • 2 Comments

    Amazon.com electronically deleted copies of Nineteen Eighty Four and Animal Farm from Kindles, even though those copies had been legitimately purchased by readers. There’s irony for you: George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four was deleted by Amazon without the knowledge or permission of the Kindle owners. Did you know Amazon could sneak onto your Kindle...

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    Is The I Phone Winning the Ebook War?

    by  • October 6, 2008 • e books, publishing, technology • 0 Comments

    This just in from Forbes Magazine: It’s official: The iPhone is more popular than Amazon.com’s Kindle. And not just in the obvious categories like listening to music, browsing the Web or the other applications where Kindle barely competes. Now, the iPhone is also muscling into Amazon’s home turf: reading books. Stanza, a book reading...

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