publishers make better booksAuthors Think Publishers Make Better Books (Digital Book World)
When it comes to putting out a better quality product, authors think that publishers do better than authors can do on their own.

New Award Aims to Correct Book Awards of the Past (GalleyCat)
In a move to help correct the past and award those books that have stood the test of time but did not win the Pulitzer or National Book Award in their day, Bookslut has launched its own award. The new award posthumously awards the best books of  50 years ago.

Writers Guild of America tells US Government that Copyright Shouldn’t Trump Free Expression (Boing Boing)
The Writers Guild of America submitted an exemplary set of comments to the U.S. Government’s Internet Policy Task Force green paper on the future of American copyright.

Teen’s Photo Feed is a Viral Hit—and a Copyright Conundrum (GigaOM)
Images are everywhere on the internet these days and some see them as a shortcut to viral fame. The case of wildly popular @HistoryInPics raises familiar questions about how to draw lines over attribution and ownership.

Kindle Daily Deals: My Notorious Life (and others)

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"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."


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