social ebook clubKobo is Considering a New Social eBook Club (GoodeReader)
A new survey has been dispatched to select Kobo e-reader owners and people who typically buy a ton of eBooks.  It is worded as if the Book Club will be launched and they are asking key questions about the social media aspect.

Should Self-Publishing Authors Hire Editors, Producers and Cover Designers? Team Publishing vs. DIY (Digital Book World)
Self-publishing is something of a misnomer, given the various ways that authors can publish books outside of a traditional publishing relationship. In particular, we might consider two modes of indie publishing, do-it-yourself and team publishing.

Why Freelance Writers Should Vary Their Sources of Income (GalleyCat)
Doing what you love for a living is everyone’s dream. But if you’re a freelance writer, you know how unpredictable that life can be, income-wise: staggered assignments, varying rates, delayed payments.

Dear Author is Not Any Publisher’s Bitch (Dear Author)
The title to this post reflects my verbatim response last year when I received word that a traditional publisher had restricted Dear Author’s access to some of its ARCs on the basis of an op-ed post that appeared on the site.

Kindle Daily Deals: Harvest Home (and others)

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