The Week in Writing and Publishing 11th March 2012

There was a lot happening in the world of writing and publishing on the net this week, aside from the new iPad:

The iPad’s Retina Display Spells The End For Bloated Magazine Apps

http://www.cultofmac.com/151803/the-ipads-retina-display-spells-the-end-for-bloated-magazine-apps/

Scott Turow: Wrong About Everything

http://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/2012/03/10/scott-turow-wrong-about-everything/

The Justice Department probing Apple and five major US publishers over alleged price fixing of electronic books

http://9to5mac.com/2012/03/08/the-justice-department-probing-apple-and-five-major-us-publishers-over-alleged-price-fixing/

What if (when) royalty rates go down for eBooks? A red flag for indie authors.

http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2012/what-if-when-royalty-rates-go-down-for-ebooks-a-red-flag-for-indie-authors/

The Modern Author–A New Breed of Writer for the Digital Age of Publishing

http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2012/03/07/the-modern-author-a-new-breed-of-writer-for-the-digital-age-of-publishing/

The Average Book Has 64,000 Words

http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/PWxyz/2012/03/06/the-average-book-has-64500-words/utm_source=Publishers+Weekly%27s+PW+Daily&utm_campaign=607c8a2925-UA-15906914-1&utm_medium=email

Censorship Battle Catches Smashwords In The Middle

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/50946-censorship-battle-catches-smashwords-in-the-middle.html?utm_source=Publishers+Weekly%27s+PW+Daily&utm_campaign=607c8a2925-UA-15906914-1&utm_medium=email

Kindle Singles

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/07/books/kindle-singles-genre-between-magazine-articles-and-books.html?utm_campaign=faf7f02da6-UA-15906914-1&utm_medium=email&_r=2&%2339;s%20PW%20Daily=&partner=rss&emc=rss&utm_source=Publishers%20Weekly&pagewanted=all

Standalone Books

http://www.guardian.co.uk/childrens-books-site/2012/mar/05/book-doctor-rowling-pullman-cs-lewis-hunger-games?utm_source=Publishers+Weekly%27s+PW+Daily&utm_campaign=0704dd78f5-UA-15906914-1&utm_medium=email

Pinterest: 13 Things Writers Should Know

http://www.rachellegardner.com/2012/03/pinterest-things-writers-should-know/

Ten Tips for Authors Using Pinterest

http://www.booksandsuch.biz/blog/ten-tips-for-authors-using-pinterest/

How to Think Like an Editor

http://writerunboxed.com/2012/03/04/how-to-think-like-an-editor/

Apple rejects Seth Godin e-book over Amazon links

http://www.teleread.com/ebooks/apple-rejects-seth-godin-e-book-over-amazon-links/

 

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