Amanda Hocking, the writer who made millions by self-publishing online
A couple of years ago, Amanda Hocking needed to raise a few hundred dollars so, in desperation, made her unpublished novel available on the Kindle. She has since sold over 1.5m books and, in the process, changed publishing forever
New Media Narratives :: Writing and Publishing in a Developing Field
This is the Class Blog for a graduate course in New Media Narratives: Writing and Publishing in a Developing Field. Please enjoy reading my Assignment 3 blog post at its source. My Assignment embeds the pins on this board and defends that digital network media has radically changed the relationship between publishing institutions and society.
How ‘crowdfunding’ is changing the way movies are funded: Geist
The emergence of crowdfunding points to the power of the Internet as an important source of financial support for independent creators.
John Green, a very transliterate best-selling novelist and his brother Hank, sell out Carnegie Hall. Tim O’Reilly uses the brothers as an example of the "rising cross-media star "that can engage audiences through a variety of mediums. Tim O'Reilly says transliteracy skills will be the backbone of the publishing industry. NYTimes.com
Inocente: Homeless. Creative. Unstoppable
Inocente Filmmaking Team is raising funds for Inocente: Homeless. Creative. Unstoppable on Kickstarter! The inspiring story of a 15-year-old homeless and undocumented girl in CA who refuses to give up her dream of being an artist