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If e-books are the new paperbacks, why are they so expensive?

Tweet I’m not the only one who’s been saying that paperbacks are the new hardcovers, and e-books are the new paperbacks. Paperbacks are getting more expensive as publishers go with smaller print runs or print-on-demand (like us). And e-books are … Continue reading

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Ashland Creek Press books now available on the Kobo

Tweet Most Americans are probably unaware of Kobo. But Canadians are well aware of this device, which is the leading eReader in the country. And Kobo is expanding into Japan and other parts of Asia. So we’re happy to now feature … Continue reading

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Addressing the mysteries of e-publishing

TweetAshland Creek Press was delighted to be a part of a workshop on e-publishing last weekend at the Ashland Public Library, where authors, editors, and publishers gathered to talk about the ins and outs of e-publishing, from editorial to production to … Continue reading

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A music blog that every writer should read

Tweet I’ve recently become acquainted with The Lefsetz Letter, a blog by — who else? — Bob Lefsetz. It’s a blog about the music industry. And yet there are so many parallels between the music industry and the publishing industry … Continue reading

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Making sense of the Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader

TweetOne of the many reasons for Amazon’s success with the Kindle has been the fact that you can buy a book for the Kindle but read it on many different devices, such as the Android, iPad, and iPhone. All you … Continue reading

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