110 Writing Tools in a Single Post (GalleyCat)
Every year, we publish daily links to writing tools and tips during the NaNoWriMo challenge in November. For today, we’ve rounded up four years’ worth of advice in a single post for GalleyCat writers.
Amazon Exec Hints at Relaxing eBook Exclusivity: Will Kindle Unlimited Address Concerns of Authors and Publishers? (IndieReader)
Much of the debate has centered on the requirement that authors and publishers who participate in KU must grant Amazon exclusivity, which has faced considerable criticism from industry insiders. This month, it appears that while the door to “elective” rather than “exclusive” KU publishing will remain locked for the foreseeable future, a small crack may have opened.
Publishers Adopt Lexile Reading Metric to Level Children’s Content (Digital Book World)
Lexile measures offer information about a book’s text complexity. A Lexile text measure is based on the semantic and syntactic characteristics of a text. Readers can use Lexile measures to select titles that best match their unique ability level and reading goals.
Nexus 9 Review: Google’s Flagship Tablet is Nothing Special (Lifehacker)
A fleet of new Nexii are here; a phone, a tablet, and a set-top-box. The first to touch down is the Nexus 9, Google’s second attempt to make a big Nexus tablet that can hang with the iPad. It’s not a total whiff, but it’s no home run either.
Kindle Daily Deal: New Mercies (and others)
You know, you should really read what you link to before publishing this post. That DBW story on Lexile was a press release.