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Friday, March 16, 2012

Publishing Pulse: 3/16/2012

 QT Success Story

We'd like to congratulate our newest success story: Kimberlee Turley.

Around the Web

Porter Anderson discusses Amazon Singles and Britannica abandoning print among other stories of note on Writing on the Ether.

Author Nathan Bransford discusses the potential lawsuit the DOJ is pursing over possible collusion and the agency model.

There's been a bit of a kerfuffle over PayPal's latest policy toward obscene e-books. The Wall Street Journal discusses the latest developments and softening of this policy.

In the struggle between traditional publishing and Amazon, GalleyCat has the latest on Scott Turow (President of the Authors Guild) and authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath discussing the current state of publishing and looking to the future.

Editor Alan Rinzler has a great post on taking a short story and turning it into a novel.

Have a great weekend!

Danyelle Leafty| @danyelleleafty writes YA and MG fantasy. From March 12th-31st, she will be donating royalties from both paper and digital copies of THE FAIRY GODMOTHER DILEMMA: CATSPELL to purchase Kindle Fires for a pediatric unit in a local hospital. Click here if you'd like to learn more. She is also hosting a short story contest for Kindles for Kids.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Congrats to Kimberlee! I enjoyed reading her success story.