This week we look at the latest news in ebooks and price fixing, some digital production tips, and some more longform narrative design…
Beautiful Editorial Designs of the Week
Another fantastic baseball story, with some gorgeous illustration and photography work, with slick curtain effects.
An essay on Dr. Eben Alexander, author of Proof of Heaven. Not only an interesting read, but an experiment in micro-payments – if you want to read this article it will cost you $1.99
News and Links
Here’s a write-up on the micro-payments feature linked above, and the thinking behind it.
A look at how digital distribution and cloud hosting affects ownership and control of books.
A federal court comes down hard against Apple regarding price fixing of ebooks.
Wired have done a great round-up of the more popular smaller-size tablets should you be looking for something for your summer reads.
Some tips on how to develop and publish for digital platforms and making the transition from print.
Stats and updates on mobile and tablet usage, online advertising, e-commerce, and more.
Some wise words on being afraid of change…