Penguin Launches 'Penguin Shorts' E-Singles Series
The program is launching in the UK first, with nine titles being released on December 1. All are priced at £0.99 ($1.58) or £1.99. ($3.17) In the U.S., Penguin has been publishing short-form “Penguin eSpecials” since 2008, and those will be rebranded as Penguin Shorts next year.
A collection of publishing trends.
In a nutshell: less print more digital, bookstores die, cheaper books, print on demand, self-publishing, author-to-reader connection, THE END OF THE WORLD.
Booktracks adds soundtracks to e-books.
Can you imagine? You see someone at a coffee shop with earphones plugged into his multimedia device, and you begin to wonder what he’s reading.