Morning Roundup: Everyone wants Netflix for books. Make time for tech in the classroom and more
March 18, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Tips to Make Time for Tech in the Classroom (Teachers with Apps)
Make time for TECH? How? I can barely get off the computer doing mundane chore after chore. Where is the time for meaningful planning and execution of lessons?
Everybody Wants a Netflix for Books (The Scholarly Kitchen)
I will enjoy Pandora while it lasts, but it does get at the point that record labels, movie studios, and publishers do not exist to make their users happy but to make their shareholders happy. What may appear to be sluggishness or lack of vision on the part of publishers may in fact be a shrewd understanding of their own interests.
Anonymity, Transparency & Online Book Reviewing (Dear Author)
One of the first and most obvious problems with this position is that so many authors write under pseudonyms. Consequently, it seems unreasonable, even hypocritical, to demand that reader-reviewers – who ostensibly have no commercial interest in a book’s success or failure – receive less protection and take on more risk than those individuals who have intentionally entered the commercial marketplace for personal profit.
Lessons Publishers Can Learn from Harlequin’s Annual Results (The Passive Voice)
Romance authors include a lot of business-savvy people and many have done quite well in both the art and the business of self-publishing.
Kindle Daily Deals: Elyon (and others)