Interview Starts at 16:24
The virtue of Kindle Singles is we don’t say to writers, “Cut for the sake of fitting an ad in.” We cut only for purposes of artistic vision, and similarly we can add for the same reason.
Show Notes and Links:
Hugh Howey’s new site, Author Earnings
“The Report” by Hugh Howey – February 12, 2014
Hugh Howey’s blog
“Comparing self-publishing to being published is tricky and most of the data you need to do it right is not available” by Mike Shatzkin – February 13, 2014
“Hugh Howey calls for author earnings revolution” by Alison Flood at The Guardian – February 14, 2014
“Bookstore Sales Fell 1.6% in 2013” at Publishers Weekly – February 12, 2014
“Profits Rose 32% in 2013 at S&S” by Jim Milliot at Publishers Weekly – February 12, 2014
Snippefy iOS app to sync Kindle notes and highlights – free; there is a full version for $2.99.
Interview with David Blum
Illusions II: The Adventures of a Reluctant Student by Richard Bach at Kindle Singles for $2.99
Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition (1970) by Richard Bach – $8.84 on Kindle
Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach – $5.99 on Kindle
An Unexpected Twist (Kindle Single) by Andy Borowitz – 99 cents on Kindle
Heaven and Mel (Kindle Single) by Joe Eszterhas – $2.99 on Kindle
Estranged (Kindle Single) by Jessica Berger Gross – $1.99 on Kindle
Murder in the Yoga Store (Kindle Single) by Peter Ross Range – $1.99 on Kindle
Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way (Kindle Single) by Jon Krakauer – $2.99 on Kindle Single
“Cheap Words: Amazon is good for customers. But is it good for books?” by George Packer in The New Yorker – February 17, 2014
“George Packer on his new Amazon story in the New Yorker” by Carolyn Kellogg at The Los Angeles Times – February 10, 2014
“Amazon and the Perils of Non-Disclosure” by George Packer at The New Yorker – February 12, 2014
Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition by Richard Bach – $7.40 on Kindle
Interview guests on the next three episodes:
TKC 290 on February 21: Richard Bach
TKC 291 on February 28: Corina Koch MacLeod of Beyond Paper Editing
TKC 292 on March 7: George Packer, author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named “Well, You Needn’t.” This version is “Ra-Monk” by Eval Manigat on the “Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.
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