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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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Bryan Cohen On How To Write Your Book Sales Description

On one of my favorite self-publishing podcasts, The Creative Penn Podcast, host Joanna Penn interviews Bryan Cohen, who runs the copywriting service for authors called Best Page Forward and is the co-host of the self-publishing podcast  the Sell More Books Show with Jim

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SDCC: Making Comics The ComiXology Way

#SDCC: The @ComiXology Way to #MakeComics: http://t.co/D0hHC3iWHh via @MarkWaid@alexdecampi@Reilly_Brown@C_Sheridan_Art#creatorowned — Patrick Weibel (@Weibart) July 15, 2015 Bleeding Cool has a short write-up of Comixology’s “Creating Comics the ComiXology Way” panel at San Diego Comic Con. There’s no transcript or video

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Trevor Mueller To Talk Self-Publishing Comics on #K8Chat

Learn about self-publishing comics with @TrevorAMueller on #K8Chat, Thursday 5/21 at 9pm ET! http://t.co/6bdeV83jRvpic.twitter.com/LF25Ov9hVB — Kate Tilton (@K8Tilton) May 19, 2015 #K8chat is a weekly Twitter chat where authors AND readers discuss book/publishing topics. Trevor Mueller joins this week’s chat to discuss self-publishing comics.

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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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