Morning Roundup: Crowdfunding For Authors, Want Kids to Read? Leave ‘Em Alone! and more
December 5, 2013 | 8:47 am
By Joanna Cabot
3 Successful Authors: 3 Successful Crowdfunding Platforms (Media Shift)
Authors are choosing to crowdfund their work, and there are now options for them on which platform to use. The question is: Kickstarter, Indiegogo or Pubslush?
Want Your Kids to Read More? Leave Them Alone (GoodeReader)
In-depth details on what motivates reading in children have come out in a new book, published by the world’s leading publisher of children’s content, Scholastic.
Appeals Court Considers Overturning Ruling That APIs Can’t Be Covered By Copyright (Techdirt)
Back in May 2012, Judge William Alsup (yes, he’s popular today) issued a very good and very thorough ruling explaining why APIs could not be covered by copyright.
The Fierce Urgency of Now (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
The fierce urgency of now has a completely different meaning in 2013. Thirty years ago, it meant “See this or miss it forever!” These days, it means, “Bring it to me the instant I want it.”
Kindle Daily Deals: Read the Movie (and others)