It appears the feud is over, with the publisher winning this time. Turns out Amazon’s pulling Macmillan titles was just a token gesture.
Amazon has posted the following announcement to its Kindle Community forum:
Macmillan, one of the "big six" publishers, has clearly communicated to us that, regardless of our viewpoint, they are committed to […]
Editor’s Note: this is reprinted, with permission, from Scriviner’s Error blog of C. E. Petit. As a lawyer I’ll just say that I agree with this conclusions. Numbers in brackets refer to footnotes at the end of the article. PB
Depending on how one counts, this is either the second or third major AmazonFail […]
A few iPad quick-links:
Remember how McGraw-Hill’s CEO blithely leaked about his company’s involvement with the iPad last night? Insiders tell VentureBeat that as a result, any mention of his company was entirely dropped from the iPad’s launch today.
If true, not a great surprise. You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, you don’t spit into the […]
The line between e-books and other Internet writing has been diminishing over time, with commercial e-self-publishing sites such as Smartbooks or Scribd, independent story hosts such as Shifti.org, and fanfic downloaders and converters that turn stories posted on fan-fiction hosts into formatted e-books.
One of today’s big buzz-words is “the cloud”, referring to the practice […]
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that free books are popular on the Kindle. Take a look at the Kindle book bestseller list on any given day and you’re likely to find a bunch of zero-priced items. Even as I write this post I see that 14 of the top 25 […]