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Edits as a storytelling device

Edits as a storytelling device

Toggling edits on and off in ebooks could reveal deeper layers and intent.

The omissions and alterations behind books are often telling, and with a little technical know-how that information could be woven into ebooks.

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Delivereads curates content for your Kindle

Delivereads curates content for your Kindle

Dave Pell's Delivereads sends hand-picked web content to Kindles.

Curation just got a new platform — your Kindle. Dave Pell’s new project, Delivereads, delivers content from around the web via your Kindle email address.

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For a Workflow Change, Support from the Top is Required

Last week Laura Dawson and I spoke about StartWithXML to a group of IT and operations people from publishers at the User Group meeting for Global Turnkey Systems, a company owned by one of our lead sponsors, Klopotek. We got some great questions afterwards. On reflection, we realized that they touched an important theme: the need for CEO-level support for…

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Going Digital Gives Publishers Safety Net

Sarah Lacy provides an articulate and approachable list of digital lessons for book publishers. Her passage on going "electronic from the get-go" is an important reminder about the vital efficiences of digital content: You might be stunned to learn that in book publishing, once you get to the final manuscript stages, there is no electronic version. The manuscript is…

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Links: The Simple Solution for Context

News consumers searching for context can be served through the Web's simplest tool: hyperlinks.

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Some Quotables from OnCopyright 2008

I spent last Thursday at Copyright Clearance Center's OnCopyright 2008, and came away with some great lines from the panelists well worth sharing here.

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