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JA Konrath Reveals Initiative to Get Indie eBooks into Libraries

Ebooks are Forever

Big news from JA Konrath’s blog. He’s created a site and service called EbooksareForever to aid both libraries and authors in stocking indie titles. From his blog post: For the past year, my business partner, August Wainwright, and I have been talking to acquisitions librarians across the country, and they crave an alternative to the status quo. These libraries are ... Read More »

Smashwords Courts Libraries

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Mark Coker, founder and CEO of Smashwords, is courting libraries. In a March 23 post on the Smashwords blog, Coker describes his campaign to convince libraries to offer self-publishing programs to their patrons, with, of course, the help of Smashwords. According to the blog post: Libraries are uniquely qualified to orchestrate community resources and talent to help local writers become ... Read More »