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Popular Ebook Subscription Service, Oyster, Shuts Down

Oyster is shutting down and most of its staff’s leaving to join Google Play Books: Via Publishers Weekly: According to a report on the tech news site Re/Code, most of the Oyster staff, including CEO Eric Stromberg and Oyster cofounders

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Drew Weing on The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo

First Second to publish Drew Weing’s The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo http://t.co/pqpeSkdYgw pic.twitter.com/xHMdwmgJXr — Heidi MacDonald (@Comixace) September 22, 2015 Do you read Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat? You should be reading The Beat. MacDonald is great at shedding light on

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Ebook Sales Climb For Self-Publishers As Traditional Publishers Raise Prices, Lose Market Share

Ebook sales are up for #selfpub, but down for traditional publishers. The latest in #authorearnings http://t.co/sVikKcNgcR — Bibliocrunch (@BiblioCrunch) May 6, 2015 The May 2015 Author Earnings Report has arrived. If you’re not familiar, AuthorEarnings is a website by authors and

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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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Webcomic: Check Out “God of Love” by Giancarlo Volpe

God of Love cover art! Links to all 26 pages are provided in the Tumblr post below. http://t.co/wZZw4Oyqf4pic.twitter.com/D607uFcTJW — Giancarlo Volpe (@Giancarlo_Volpe) March 2, 2015 Producer, Director, Writer, Character Designer Giancarlo Volpe has worked on such acclaimed animated series as Avatar:

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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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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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