E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: December 12, 2017

    by Nate Hoffelder
    December 12, 2017

    Each week, we curate the top stories of the week in e-books and self-publishing. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox.

    1. ‘Bad Sex In Fiction’ Award Goes To Novelist Who Compared Skin To Stained Bathtub (Camila Domonoske / NPR)
    2. BookBub CPM Ads and Wide Distribution (David Gaughran / David Gaughran)
    3. The Texas Prison System Has Some Confusing Logic On What Books Inmates Can Read (Mary Papenfuss / Huff Post)
    4. The Inside Story of How the Kindle Was Born (Neal Karlinksy / The Amazon Blog)
    5. Patreon Changes Fee Structure and Unleashes Chaos (Mike Glyer / File 770)
    6. Cengage’s New E-Textbook Subscription Service Seems Reasonable, but the Question Lingers: Who Needs Textbooks Anymore? (Mirela Ronsevic / NSR)
    7. How to Give Away an eBook From an Author Website (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader)

    Nate is the founder of The Digital Reader. He also builds and repairs websites, and help authors turn website visitors into readers.


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