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A Book Signing that Led to Much More

I had my book signing at Manchester Community College, and it was quite interesting. Not much in the sales department, but productive. When I arrived, the manager told me that an English teacher brought her entire class to the book store to see me…but they were a day early, and didn’t have class yesterday. 109 more words

Are ebook sales really slipping?

A piece in the New York Times last week seemed to offer statistical evidence that ebook sales have dipped while traditional print book sales have risen. 87 more words


Nice Try, New York Times...

When I read this, I thought… wait, what? 

When I read this I thought… yeah, that’s what I thought!


WSJ: "E-Book Sales Fall After New Amazon Contracts"...but...

WSJ: “E-Book Sales Fall After New Amazon Contracts”…but…

I’ve mentioned several times before in this blog that I think Jeffrey Trachtenberg is the best mainstream reporter covering e-books. 1,014 more words


Round up #306: Overdrive "page turners", KU gets a Big 5 publisher (slightly)

Round up #306: Overdrive “page turners”, KU gets a Big 5 publisher (slightly)

The ILMK Round ups are short pieces which may or may not be expanded later. 2,478 more words


Romance goes mainstream at MWF 2015

At our recent conference, the RWA raised over $6,000 for the nominated conference charity, The Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Keynote speaker Anita Heiss was very eloquent on the importance of education for all, particularly children in disadvantaged communities. 542 more words

Finally, some Amazon ebook data

Amazon UK has released its first ever consumer report, which lists the top 20 selling ebooks  for the year to date. Crime dominates, interestingly, as do women writers who make up 18 of the 20 bestselling ebook authors. 288 more words