Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Good News: Book Deal for Self-Published Kindle Author

After yesterday's post, I needed to counter the sober news about the publishing industry with some uplifting news. That's just my nature. So how about this:

Book Deal for Self-Published Kindle Author
The tech news website Gizmodo thinks that Boyd Morrison may be the first writer to self-publish on the Kindle and secure a book deal. Morrison scored a book deal with Simon and Schuster's Touchstone imprint for "The Ark"--the imprint acquired "hardcover, paperback, audio, and electronic rights in the US and Canada." It is the second book in the author's Tyler Locke adventure series, and is scheduled for a summer 2010 release. Another book is planned for 2011...click here to read more

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