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The Morning Coffee – 18 April 2014

April 18th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

I have a short list for you today.


The Morning Coffee – 17 April 2014

April 17th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this morning include top searches on the Oxford dictionary website (link), telephone box libraries (link), the rising cost of education in the UK (link), a twist on Scribd’s Youtube problem that I had not considered (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 16 April 2014

April 15th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 7 Comments

the new yorker coverI have a short list for you this morning. Top stories include Apple losing yet another motion in the ebook antitrust case (link), why writers should attend GenCon (link), why the biggest threat to comic book stores is not Amazon (link), and as a special bonus I invite you to click on the image at right and tell me what’s wrong with it.

  • Apple loses bid to dismiss states’ e-book antitrust cases (CNET)
  • If you write, start planning to attend GenCon Indy this August (TeleRead)
  • Kindle Direct Publishing adds new reports (TeleRead)
  • Stand Down, Amazon Warriors: Comic Book Guys Already Killed the Comic Book Store (BOOK RIOT)
  • We are drowning in data about readers and attention, but which metrics really matter? (GigaOm)

The Morning Coffee – 14 April 2014

April 14th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this Monday morning include an early report of a new ebook platform (link), the funny ways customers are using the Mayday buttons on their Kindle Fire HDX (link), The Guardian’s self-pub book prize (link), a new twist on PLR books (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 11 April 2014

April 11th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this morning include the geology of Game of Thrones (link), a look at why digital textbooks have failed (link), another article on book pricing (link),  and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 10 April 2014

April 10th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 1 Comment

Top stories this morning include a collection of wrong opinions from history (link), a possible scam site which targets indie authors (link), how to advertise ebooks that are available outside of the Kindle Store (link), new hype about self-published audiobooks (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 9 April 2014

April 9th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Here’s a short list of stories to read this morning. (The longer lists will return soon.)

  • Adobe drops support for Android content viewers on Kindle Fire in latest release of DPS (Talking New Media)
  • Do Students Still Have Free Speech in School? (The Atlantic)
  • Nook vs Amazon | Who knew Nook pricing was so much higher? (TeleRead)
  • On the Perils of Feeling Dumb While Reading (BOOK RIOT)
  • The rise of mobile apps and the decline of the open web — a threat or an over-reaction? (GigaOm)
  • Why Do Publishers Want to Sell Direct? (The Scholarly Kitchen)

The Morning Coffee – 8 April 2014

April 8th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

tumblr_n2zvlfobQy1tqp7zlo1_400[1]Here’s a short list of 5 stories to read this morning.

  • Amazon’s Vision for the Future of Self-Publishing (DBW)
  • The Great E-book Pricing Question (David Gaughran)
  • Hollywood Piles On: MPAA Sues Megupload, Even Though They Already Got The Feds To Kill It (Techdirt)
  • Poetry Audiobooks (School Library Journal)
  • Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say (The Washington Post)

The Morning Coffee – 7 April 2014

April 7th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 2 Comments

Here’s a short list of stories to read this morning.

  • Dropbox clarifies its policy on reviewing shared files for DMCA issues (Ars Technica)
  • A Great Reason You Should Self-Publish Your Book… (LiveHacked)
  • Is Dawn Finally Breaking For E-books in Spanish? Spanish Books Spring 2014 (PW)
  • Lies, damn lies and publishing. (Jim Webster)
  • Northeast Ohio Media Group content chief institutes a zero-tolerance policy for typos (JIMROMENESKO.COM)
  • Time to dig out that long-lost dissertation… (The Observer)

The Morning Coffee – 4 April 2014

April 4th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

As you can see, the reading list is short this morning.