Writers And Editors Call Out Amazon For Going After Hachette, But Will It Matter? | TechCrunch

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Amazon.com appears to be flexing its muscle against publishers once again. The New York Times reported this morning that Amazon had removed preorder options.. Urban Book Editor‘s insight: For as much as we love Amazon’s prices and convenience, perhaps we should be concerned about these business tactics. See on techcrunch.com

Community Post: 13 Smut Books By Indie Authors That Are Better Than Most Traditionally Published Books

See on Scoop.it – Words on BooksThese authors are doing it for themselves, and they make no apologies. Smut Book Club supports all good authors; we just give extra love to those who rock it on their own. Urban Book Editor‘s insight: Erotic novels have been making major moves into the mainstream, especially since the blockbuster success of Shades of …

Small publishers survive in age of the digital book – The Seattle Times

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Small publishers survive in age of the digital book The Seattle Times At the same time, there have been rare but dramatic commercial successes: The best-selling 2011 erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” started out as a self-published,… Urban Book Editor‘s insight: Small publishers may even have an advantage over large publishing houses …

Is Self-Publishing Killing Books? My Journey With After the Sucker Punch Answers the Question

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Do I think self-publishing is killing books? In a word, NO. In fact, not only do I believe self-publishing isn’t killing books, I believe it’s actually enlivened the marketplace, bringing a fresh, less structured, less filtered, more open life to the… Urban Book Editor‘s insight: What do you think about self-publishing? Is it …