June 28, 2017

Latest Fiction Ebook News

50 Shades of Grey: Why 'Mommy Porn' is Hot
The novels were published by a small independent Australian press and hard copy distribution was limited. So 90 percent of sales were discreet ebook downloads, according to the New York Times, which saw it rise to number one on its ebook fiction …
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Is Fifty Shades of Grey a New Frontier in Fan Fiction?
What some of Fifty Shades' readers may not be aware of, however, is that the book's greatest impact may not be due to the fact that it's erotica or that its initial success came through ebook sales — both fairly novel concepts in the staid world of …
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Ed Kurtz: Making Austin scarier, one book at a time
"To my admittedly limited knowledge, there wasn't anything of the sort for horror fiction, at least not in affordable trade paperbacks," says Kurtz. "I envisioned Redrum Horror as just that, an ongoing, numbered library of the very best horror fiction …
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Mini-ebooks: a natural home for articles that need a little room
Step forward the mini-ebook: a new home for ideas that need a little bit of space. Amazon announced this month that sales of Kindle Singles, its digital platform for novella-length fiction and non-fiction, have passed the 2m mark.
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