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Why The Reader’s Perspective Is Key To Print VS. Digital Comics

She Has No Head: Print or Digital? http://t.co/HJPJYXbEYX pic.twitter.com/3WC3a4UwZQ — Comic Book Resources (@CBR) April 21, 2015 Kelly Thompson’s latest “She Has No Head!” installment for CBR’s Comics Should Be Good blog tackles Print VS. Digital (from a reader’s perspective). Thompson raises some

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Support The Book of Mojo on Indiegogo!

Via Hitfix, Former Pixar and Dreamworks animators have teamed up to turn Everett Downing‘s self-published webcomic, The Book of Mojo,  into a 3D animated short, and they need your help to fund the pilot episode! The story of “Book of Mojo” centers

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Mashable’s Break Down Of “The ‘Avatar’ Social Media Relaunch”

The sequels to James Cameron’s Avatar won’t arrive until 2017, but the series’ social media feeds are evidently already relaunching this week in advance, according to Mashable. This apparent social reboot spans Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, SoundCloud and Facebook. Mashable has a very handy rundown

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Book Baby To Make Print Distribution to Retailers Accessible to Indies

Book Baby Just Broke the Internet for Indie Authors http://t.co/YrQFJqzIPI — Bibliocrunch (@BiblioCrunch) January 28, 2015 Via Bibliocrunch,  Good E-Reader reports that Book Baby will make it possible for self-published authors to distribute their titles to retailers “like Barnes and

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The Author Hangout’s Interview with Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman assists authors navigate their careers in addition to teaching and speaking on digital media and publishing. Make sure to follow Jane on Twitter. The latest issue of Jane’s magazine about writing, money, and life, Scratch Magazine, arrives Tuesday, February 3, 2015. For more information about

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Jonathan Nowell on the Children’s Book Market (2014)

Status of the Children’s Book Market (2014) via @JaneFriedmanhttp://t.co/eWMPET2Q8p — Joanna Penn (@thecreativepenn) January 14, 2015 Take a look at Jane Friedman’s post about Jonathan Nowell’s presentation on the US Children’s Book Market at Digital Book World. Nowell’s full presentation can be viewed

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Self-Pub: “The sky isn’t falling. The world is turning.”

Sky Gazing: http://t.co/Z2tL4G4Gco Is the sky falling for self-published authors? Is the gold rush over? My thoughts. — Hugh Howey (@hughhowey) January 14, 2015 Via Hugh Howey: You may have heard the sky is falling. You may have heard that

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David Gaughran On Publishing And ‘Astroturfing’

Consider the big controversies in publishing in 2014 and then read this post on astroturfing from back January: http://t.co/HFSLlOfdU7 — David Gaughran (@DavidGaughran) November 19, 2014 Via David Gaughran: The real problem for large publishers is that readers are discovering

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Authors: Check Out The DBW Writers’ Survey!

The annual DBW Writers’ Survey is here! Please participate and spread far and wide: http://t.co/K6N837voCJ Let’s RT the hell out of this! — Hugh Howey (@hughhowey) November 19, 2014

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BookTube Wednesday #3

Welcome to the newest weekly feature on Weibblog! BookTube Wednesday will spotlight a selection of #BookTubers from Youtube! BookTubers vlog about reviews, news, and opinions about books! If you’re a self-publisher looking to get your book(s) reviewed, it’s definitely worth looking into the #BookTube

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Warm-up head #sketch in #AdobeSketch for #iPad. Drawn with #AdobeInk #stylus. Played with two design elements I don't usually incorporate in my characters: Decided to try out the solid color "red stuffy nose" design element I see a lot in #characterdesign these days, and opted to give him a long #SamuraiJack style jawline! EDIT: Apparently, the red nose style has a name: "Tumblr Nose"#tumblrnose #illustration #doodling #conceptart #quickdraw #design #digitalart #process

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