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Detail of the Munch from Sotheby's Twitter feed with news of the sale. Note from Jane: For the first time ...
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It's springtime for Amazon, and there's more than one evolving new slant on the massive retailer in play at the ...
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author, authors, book, critic, criticism, critique, e-book, e-reader, ebook, publishing, publisher, writer, writing, Jane Friedman, VQR, Virginia Quarterly Review, University of Cincinnati, University of Virginia, UVA, Charlottesvill, Porter Anderson, Writing on the Ether, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Google, Laura Hazard Owen, paidContent, reading, Joe Wikert, David Carr, Mike Cane, Don Linn, Jenn Webb, Kat Meyer, pundits, Department of Justice, DoJ, legacy publishers, Apple, lawsuit
Table of Contents Post-DoJ: Pundits over the edge From TOC Bologna: The kids’ market Post-DoJ: Pushing and shoving Speaking for ...
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author, authors, book, critic, criticism, critique, e-book, e-reader, ebook, publishing, publisher, writer, writing, Jane Friedman, VQR, Virginia Quarterly Review, University of Cincinnati, Porter Anderson, Writing on the Ether, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Google, Craig Mod, James Scott Bell, Rachelle Gardner, Q2 Music, Profile Books, Frankenstein, Dave Morris, inkle, Jon Ingold, app, literary app, Dominique Raccah, New York Magazine, Sourcebooks, Jessica Grose, romance, smut, Elizabeth S. Craig, Riley Adams, Mystery Writing is Murder, Nathan Bransford
"What other industries permit agency pricing? In what other sector do you find manufacturers setting the prices and retailers having ...
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author, authors, book, critic, criticism, critique, e-book, e-reader, ebook, publishing, publisher, writer, writing, Jane Friedman, VQR, Virginia Quarterly Review, University of Cincinnati, Porter Anderson, Writing on the Ether, Magnum Photos, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Pottermore, Harry Potter, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Google, Sony Reader, Peter Ginna, Jonny Geller, Curtis Brown, Bloomsbury Press, Jonah Lehrer, Imagine: How Creativity Works, Litopia, JK Rowling, TheFutureBook, Philip Jones, Sam Missingham, Craig Mod, James Scott Bell, Rachelle Gardner, Q2 Music
One publisher joins the discussion of authors and agents; a fifth of surveyed Americans have read an ebook; Pottermore is ...
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author, authors, book, critic, criticism, critique, e-book, e-reader, ebook, publishing, publisher, writer, writing, Porter Anderson, Writing on the Ether, Magnum Photos, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Pottermore, JK Rowling, Harry Potter, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Google, Sony Reader
Having reclaimed the fields of Pottermore here then, if only briefly, from the gabbling blog-fest, let’s talk about it from ...
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Amazon, author, B&N, Barnes and Noble, book, confab, conference, critic, criticism, critique, DBW, Digital Book World, e-book, e-reader, ebook, ereader, Jane Friedman, publishing, publisher, Tools of Change, ToC, #toccon, writer, writing, Porter Anderson, Writing on the Ether, agency pricing, Apple, Big Six, EU, European Union, AAP, copyright, Kindle Single, curator, curation, Maria Popova, Curator's Code
It's the Ides of March, and no longer do we call Caesar "ambitious" -- today, he's disruptive. We love the ...
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#DBW12, #toccon, #WDC12, Amazon, author, AWP, B&N, Barnes and Noble, book, confab, conference, critic, criticism, critique, DBW, Digital Book World, e-book, e-reader, ebook, ereader, Jane Friedman, publishing, Tools of Change, writer, writing, Porter Anderson, Writing on the Ether, agency pricing, Apple
A dizzying amount of copy is hitting the fan of the publishing community about the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) ...
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#DBW12, #toccon, #WDC12, Amazon, author, AWP, B&N, Barnes and Noble, book, confab, conference, critic, criticism, critique, DBW, Digital Book World, e-book, e-reader, ebook, ereader, Jane Friedman, publishing, Tools of Change, writer, writing, Porter Anderson, Writing on the Ether
In the ongoing debate about how to price ebooks properly, it can seem that the author — whose personal investment ...
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#DBW12, #toccon, #WDC12, Amazon, author, AWP, B&N, Barnes and Noble, book, confab, conference, critic, criticism, critique, DBW, Digital Book World, e-book, e-reader, ebook, ereader, Jane Friedman, publishing, Tools of Change, writer, writing
This week in Writing on the Ether: Literature and long lines / The AWP conference sits down in Chicago ...
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Writing on the Ether: Amazon Speaking Softly
On Friday 23 February at 4p Eastern, I'll be joined by Dan Blank of We Grow Media in co-guest-hosting the ...
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Tools of Change, Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Media, publishing, books, conference, ebook, TOC, #toccon, Porter Anderson, Writing on the Ether, Jane Friedman, Joe Wikert, Kat Meyer, New York Public Library, New York City, DBW, Digital Book World, LeVar Burton, Baratunde Thurston
ToC: Techno-calities: Locution, locution, locution. In its sixth year, the Tools of Change Conference — just closed in New York ...
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Vatican collection / iStockphoto / hairballusa
If the Digital Book World Conference helped prepare our souls for the coming travail, the battle now is joined by ...
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Writing on the Ether: Digital Book World
There's something about the stance of writers in the publishing community right now that isn't quite what it should be ...
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Your hot seat awaits at the Writer's Digest Conference and Digital Book World Conference in New York. Not since Margaret ...
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It wouldn't hurt our congregation of publishing to catch a church-window reflection of how we look engaging in one industry-wide ...
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Writing on the Ether: The Publishers Strike Back
In chatting with some year-enders as we watched that ball ex machina descend in Times Square to haul us all ...
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The tote baggers' secret is that while everybody else gets drunk for the new year, the publishing industry is actually ...
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Janus: One hairy eyeball on 2012. (iStockphoto / xochicalco)
I don't think much of "year in review" rolls in the heyday -- columns, posts, StoryCorps-weepy workovers, remember how we ...
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Ancient Roman coin, the head of Geta
A Christmas Nightmare North Pole, Amazonia: Guy Gonzalez in Toyland But pay no attention to our vested interests Robert’s wild ...
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A digital dogfight FutureBook 2011 in London: Publishing in the pink Like a sieve: The Hachette Memorandum Tour d'Amazonia, Part ...
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Prometheus, 1839, Grigory Karpovich Mikhailov, Hellenica online
Prometheus unboxed Extra Ether: Publishers and value-added marketing Vegetables and the National Book Awards Klout doubts A burnt bridge is ...
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Temple at Sounion / Photo: Porter Anderson
Late addition to the Ether One short golden age Careful. We are a destination for detonation this week, my Ethernaut ...
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Writing on the Ether: Publishing Conference Gemutlich
Conference Gemütlichkeit So when the publishing gets weird, the weird go to conferences. Digital conferences. Transmedia conferences. Convene and confer ...
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Writing on the Ether: Inspiration Nation
Inspiration Nation If they'd asked me, I'd have nixed both the spelling "Syfy" and 95 percent of that TV channel's ...
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Why Writers Should Get Over Pop Music
Pop music is the worst thing that could happen to your writing. It's for dates and bad wedding receptions. Turn ...
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heaving to port
Capt. Linn warned us: "Too many books!" So no, yeah, whoa, the heaving ship of publishing lists to starboard, everybody ...
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Frankfurt rail station
The digital train has so left the station. That's a Frankfurt railway stop, as a matter of fact. Fear and ...
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Writing on the Ether: Buy My Book
This is my low horse. You should see me on my high one. They're so skittish, these creatures. Especially around ...
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Writing on the Ether: Light My Kindle Fire
C'mon baby, light my Kindle Fire. And watch out for sparks from certain NOOKs in crannied marketplaces. Beware bald guys ...
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Writing on the Ethr: Your Fastest Read Today
"I messed up, I owe you an explanation." You see, Jane and I have been misspelling the name of this ...
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Baggage at Rest
The first time I flew into Heathrow, I was thrilled. Everyone was calling my name. "Porter! Porter!" Allow me to ...
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Far Niente Cave Library
Your media sommelier here. Our first pairing: Noble, tart, and high time somebody said it "We agents, who have struggled ...
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Porter Anderson
I am thrilled to introduce a new weekly feature, Writing on the Ether, by former CNN journalist Porter Anderson. Writing ...
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