Monday, June 30, 2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Here's something new in book publishing from Unglue.It: Crowdfunded ebooks become copyright-free once they’ve reached their target. This crowdfunding platform allows authors to charge for their ebooks until they’re satisfied with the profits earned and can release them happily into the public domain. There are three models for this:
Authors release their work for free and ask for support from readers and fans
Authors ask readers and fans to pledge towards the creation of an unfinished book
Authors with a finished work can set a funding target, after which the work will be released copyright free for everyone to read
Check out the cool mission/definitions at the top of the Unglue.It page.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
I have to go with Stephen Colbert on this one. That might be dumb, since he is after all a Hachette author, and I am after all a nobody about to publish my book, but I've heard the beef of even teeny tiny publishers. What do you think? Comment anonymously, of course.