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Don’t count Google out of Ebooks Yet

The Washington Post is reporting that the justice department is investigating Google’s deal with publishers and authors for exclusive rights to digitizing all orphaned books. Read the article, it’s important. I’m not sure what is behind Google’s thinking in all of this. Maybe all tech companies get too big...
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A Great Summer Event (Drive-ins)

Drive-ins are dying. If you haven’t gone to your local drive in in a while, go! If you have kids a drive in is a great place for taking the family. You can sit outside, you can have fun. I go to the drive-in about 5 times every summer....
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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July. Tonight I’m taking my family to see the fireworks. I know there is a lot of cynicism around this event. I find that people without kids are much more cynical about these shows. I tend to have a lot of fun sitting with my kids...
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Literary Magazines Feed

You can sign up with our literary magazines feed and get up to date information on changes. The Literary Magazines listings are updated regularly and will bring you detailed information by email or by your feed service. The Literary Magazines lists brings you contest and publication information right by...
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How We Get There

You ever watch Star Trek and see a character sitting around reading one of those little notepads that has access to every book ever written? If you are wondering how that sort of thing is going to happen, I think it starts with these two articles. The first is...
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Replacing the Big List

We are working on replacing The Big List of Literary Magazines with an easier to use, easier to search, more detailed listing. The Big List is what started our site, so it was difficult to decide to replace it. Time marches on. What about the new list? Anyway with...
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Another Twitter Book Publishing Deal

Seattlepi.com is reporting that “‘Twitterature'” Has a Book World Atwitter.” I won’t go into all of what the Twitter book is about (read it in the article) but 2 college students have scored a book deal off of the ideal. It is a unique twist on twitter books. I’m...
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Michael Jackson’s Death

Reuters is running a story titled “Micheal Jackson Gets More Bizarre After Death.” This is the only entry I’ll write about this. I have a 15 year old son, and I was trying to explain to him the other day what all the hype over Michael Jackson was. There...
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The Great “Copyright” (Freedom of Speech) Debate

Newspapers on Washington Avenue (Minneapolis) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA by Susan Lesch. Used under GNU Free Documentation License. Editors Weblog.org has an interesting article: “Us: The great copyright debate” and other sites are coming out reporting editors calling for new laws. Read this above article, I think it is...
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About Our Boards

Our message boards have only been up and running for maybe 6 months, and we’ve had a board running for about a year and a half. We always get members quickly. We get a a ton of views, but getting people to posts on the boards is like trying...
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Kindle Replace Books?

The Amazon Kindle 2 The Salt Lake Tribune has a very interesting article: “Is Kindle the right device to put books behind us?” It’s a very good article, please read it. It does speak to these two groups that are arising out of the ebook or bound book. First...
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Top 50 Literary Magazines Why?

One of, if not my all time, favorite list on EWR is our Top 50 Literary Magazines List. It brings a ton of traffic, which is always a plus, but I like the idea that we were the first site to do this. You see copies of the list...
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A blog about me!

Yeah okay, I run and edit EWR, so you wouldn’t think I would need a personal blog. Well I like to talk a lot, and I say what I know about everything, so sometimes writing stuff for EWR feels a little restrictive. In this blog I’m going to talk...
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