May 202012
 
Badass Stuff and Happenings May 20, 2012

Badass Stuff & Happenings Industry News** Some exciting stuff happened in the past few weeks for authors!  Wool, a self published dysoptia series by Hugh Howey, has been picked up by 20th Century Fox.     In my opinion, this series is perfect for the big screen, I can perfectly imagine the cold sterileness of the Silo and the clank of residents moving up and down the staircase.  And if you are a fan of this fabulous series (like me!), you will be excited to know that Wool #6 was released last month. So a little late, but last week was mother’s day and [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 20, 2012 at 12:21 pm
May 132012
 
Badass Stuff and Happenings May 13, 2012

Badass Stuff & Happenings Industry News Since Spring 2010 ebook readers have suffered under the so called Agency model, but what I liked to call the publisher price fixing model.   Recently, the US Department of Justice sued six publishers and Apple for conspiring to fix prices and Hachette and HarperCollins settled with the DOJ.  Apple, Penguin and Macmillan refused to settle and argue that it was necessary for them to join together in order to be able to compete against Apple.  Admittedly, Amazon dominates the book market and domination of any kind is worrisome.  But from my perspective as a [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 13, 2012 at 9:45 am