Month: September 2011

I might not be an author

I might not be an author

The Author’s Guild is suing the University of Michigan and other college libraries because of their selfish, heinous plan to digitize and freely share old books for which authors cannot be found. The Author’s Guild, which does not speak for me, nor for any author I know or possibly have ever met, says that this…

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Tote bag marketing, books and sneakers

Tote bag marketing, books and sneakers

Not sure if you’ve seen the auction Nike is doing to raise money for Michael J. Fox’s foundation that researches for a cure for Parkinsons. 1,500 pair of shoes were made based on the futuristic sneakers he wore in the original Back to the Future movie. So far, typical bids are around $4,000 a pair,…

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This ebook isn’t free

This ebook isn’t free

In fact, it costs double the standard amount. Over the last few months, alert readers of the Domino Project blog have gotten a ton of free ebooks, each a bestseller, each worth reading and sharing. You don’t owe us anything for that. The exchange was obvious–your attention and goodwill and willingness to share made it…

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