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2014-07-21 23:09:12

Award Winning Mystic Ink Publishing Expands Distribution Into World Wide Markets San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Aside from its print and Kindle offerings at Amazon.Com and independent book stores, Award Winning Mystic Ink Publishing has reached deeper into worldwide markets with a new expanded distribution agreement through Smashwords, making their titles available to major online retailers, including Apple which has distribution to iBooks stores in 51 countries, Barnes & Noble...

Apple iBookstore Rolls Out Breakout Books For Independent Authors
2013-02-06 11:11:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yesterday Apple rolled out a new section of their iBookstore, featuring titles from independent authors. This section, named Breakout Books, serves as further evidence that readers are choosing more independent titles, and Apple´s new platform is helping these authors find a larger audience. Many of the titles found in Breakout Books are distributed by Smashwords Inc., an e-book distributor based in Los Gatos, California...

2012-12-12 05:01:51

One author's quest to write a novella thriller about the Maya calendar and the end of 2012, with the help of a community of readers and agile publishing. New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 While many debate the meaning of the ending of the Maya Calendar on December 21 of this year, one author hopes to have it point to a new age of collaborative publishing. Using crowd sourcing, Sabrina Ricci brought her ebook, The 13th Cycle, to life as a living metaphor of what the author hopes...

2009-09-29 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to deliver on its promise to provide customers access to the widest selection of content available, Sony today announced relationships with Author Solutions and Smashwords. Together with Sony, these companies will give independent authors and small publishers the opportunity to offer content through The eBook Store from Sony. Starting today, established publishers as well as independent authors and smaller publishers can access Sony's...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.