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Stephen King Wants to Support Real Bookstores, Lets Amazon Sell ...

I am not opposed to the existence of e-books; I know lots of people are wildly enthusiastic about them. But I have spent my life working with books as an art form and I am devoted to physical books. E-books in their current incarnations are still imperfect and they threaten the arts of book design and typography. As a book conservator I am also nervous about the digitization of books: will...

Amazon vs Local bookstore

Codered Codered says:
How to get a book published on Amazon into bookstores and libraries?
I have recently uploaded my first book onto Amazon. It is now processing. I really want to get it into bookstores and/or library. Does anybody happen to know how I would go about doing it? Even if it was just a small local bookstore, that...
mary sue from some YA fanfic-type romance book. says:
You can't get self-published books in bookstores or in libraries. Or you just have to go door-to-door, as they say, and talk to the person at each library and promote your book to them. Same with...

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Apple's Getting Back Into the E-Books Fight Against Amazon

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