E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: August 4, 2017

    by Nate Hoffelder
    August 4, 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. Wattpad Takes ‘Chat Fiction’ Beyond Text With Launch of Tap Originals (Sarah Perez / TechCrunch)
    2. Defending the Honor of E-Books (and Innovation) (Mirela Roncevic / No Shelf Required)
    3. 10 Marketing Tips for Self-Published Authors (Alison Bavrstock / Publishing Talk)
    4. Why This Superintendent is Banning Homework — and Asking Kids to Read Instead (Valerie Strauss / The Washington Post)
    5. The Shrinking Orphan Works Problem (Joseph Esposito / Scholarly Kitchen)
    6. Does Watermarking Actually Cut Down on E-book Piracy? (Laura Dawson / Publishers Weekly)

    Nate is the founder of The Digital Reader. He also builds and repairs websites, and helps authors and small businesses solve tech problems.

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