13 Ways to Support an Author Without Ever Spending a Dime

Column by Steph Post April 18, 2017 (3) comments
A list of ways for readers to support their favorite authors without spending money on books.

Tech and Product Round-up: Janurary Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz January 18, 2017 (2) comments
It's back to the future and the past all up in here.

Tech and Product Round-up: Holiday Gift Guide Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz
Gifts that everyone wants under the Christmas tree this year...but do writers actually need them?

Tech and Product Round-up: October Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz October 26, 2016 (2) comments
Actually funny A.I., touch-feely Magic Bars, manga mania, and "The Return of Short Stories."

Tech and Product Round-up: August Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz
Cool stuff from Amazon, not so cool stuff from Apple, and frakin awesome stuff from Scrivener.

Tech and Product Round-up: July Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz July 11, 2016 (2) comments
Writer-focused stories from Apple, Amazon, and third-party app developers

Why Readers are Lazy Fuckers and Why This Needs to Stop Right Now

Column by Cath Murphy May 12, 2016 (4) comments
Do you let Amazon tell you which books to read? If so you are a lazy fucker and this must stop right now.
Kindle VoiceView

Amazon Adapts Kindle for Visually Impaired Readers

News by Raine Winters
VoiceView brings a new dimension to eReading.
The Newest Kindle Might Be The Ultimate "Me Time" Device

The Newest Kindle Might Be The Ultimate "Me Time" Device

News by Peter Derk April 13, 2016 (1) comments
Info about the new Kindle has leaked. 20 months of battery life? Waterproof? The ultimate "me time" device?
Amazon Developing Selfie Pay System

Amazon Developing Selfie Pay System

News by Raine Winters
Take a picture, buy a book.

Sad Puppies and The Goosebumps Rap: The Best and Worst Things to Happen to Literature in 2015

Column by Max Booth III December 14, 2015 (6) comments
Here are the only important things that happened in 2015.
British Writer Attacks Teen Who Dissed His Book

British Writer Attacks Teen Who Dissed His Book

News by Raine Winters November 11, 2015 (3) comments
Stalking is not okay.
Amazon Goes Brick And Mortar

Amazon Goes Brick And Mortar

News by Peter Derk November 4, 2015 (4) comments
Amazon has opened their first brick and mortar bookstore in Seattle, WA.
Amazon's Top All-Time Reviewer Passes Away

Amazon's Top All-Time Reviewer Passes Away

News by Peter Derk
Harriet Klausner, the woman who wrote 30K positive Amazon reviews, has passed away.
Japan's Brick And Mortar Bookstores Fight Back

Japan's Brick And Mortar Bookstores Fight Back

News by Peter Derk September 8, 2015 (1) comments
Two novel ways Japan's bookstores are fighting for brick and mortar.

How to Become a Better Writer (By Reading One-Star Reviews of Your Favorite Books)

Column by Max Booth III August 7, 2015 (4) comments
The life of a writer is a series of punches to the genitals. Use one-star reviews of your favorite books to treat the pain.
Amazon Simplifies Bothering People With Book Quotes

Amazon Simplifies Bothering People With Book Quotes

News by Peter Derk
Amazon adds super social sharing options to its Kindle for Android app.
Amazon to Pay Authors by eBook Pages Read

Amazon to Pay Authors by eBook Pages Read

News by Raine Winters June 22, 2015 (1) comments
Pay-Per-Page may be just what Kindle Select authors need.

Dinosaurs, Billionaires, and Butts: The Top 10 Erotic Stories by Chuck Tingle

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky June 10, 2015 (3) comments
Tired of boring old bigfoot sex? There's a new king of the indie erotica scene.
Indie Bookstores Fight Back Against Retail Giants with App

Indie Bookstores Fight Back Against Retail Giants with App

News by Raine Winters
Amazon better keep one eye open from now on!
Seattle Tops Amazon’s ‘Most Well-Read Cities’ List

Seattle Tops Amazon’s ‘Most Well-Read Cities’ List

News by Raine Winters June 3, 2015 (7) comments
Browse the top 20 list here!

An Open Letter to the Indie Bookstore

Column by Brandon Tietz April 9, 2015 (3) comments
We've lost a lot of indie bookstores recently. Here's 4 things to remember as they battle the likes of Barnes & Noble and Amazon.
Adult Coloring Book Leads Bestseller List on Amazon

Adult Coloring Book Leads Bestseller List on Amazon

News by Raine Winters April 2, 2015 (1) comments
And it’s even outsold Harper Lee!
HarperCollins at War with Amazon

HarperCollins at War with Amazon

News by Raine Winters April 2, 2015 (2) comments
Who didn’t see this coming?