Today I am visiting the Ninja Captain, Alex J. Cavanaugh, and highlighting some writer and author mistakes.
Meanwhile, some interesting industry news this week:
Amazon announces “Amazon Coins.”
From Wired.co.uk -
"Scheduled to launch in May for US customers, the currency is being billed with an exchange rate of one Amazon Coin to one cent, although Paul Ryder, Vice President of Apps and Games for Amazon is also promising that the company will give customers tens of millions of dollars' worth of free Amazon Coins to promote the service.
The online retailer said the currency will allow customers to buy apps, games and in-app items available on the Kindle Fire, succinctly summing up the technology as "an easy way to spend money"
Unless forbidden by Congress, the US Postal Service will end Saturday delivery in August. Read the full article at The Washington Post
ITunes plans to launch Breakout Books to highlight self-published titles.
From Paid Content -
"Amazon intensely promotes self-published Kindle books, and now Apple is taking steps toward doing the same thing. The company has launched a new section of the iBookstore, “Breakout Books,” a “hand-picked collection of books from emerging talents…independently published to the iBookstore.” New books will be added “as they begin taking off.”
Does any of that surprise you?
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