Heather Fletcher is senior content editor with Target Marketing.

Mythic Delirium Books has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for the latest in its series of Clockwork Phoenix anthologies, “a home for stories that sidestep expectations in beautiful and unsettling ways, that surprise with their settings and startle with the ways they cross genre boundaries, that aren’t afraid to experiment with storytelling techniques.” Mythic Delirium […]

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New York, NY (July 1, 2013) — Fans of Harry Potter today revealed the new cover for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – the fifth of seven new trade paperback editions illustrated by New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Kazu Kibuishi.  After discovering the image on the Scholastic website, the fans quickly shared the news and the stunning image on fan sites, Twitter and other social media sites. The cover of the first five books in the new trade paperback format can be found at .

Smashwords today announced a distribution agreement with Page Foundry, a developer of mobile ebook store apps for Android tablets and smart phones.Below I’ve inserted images of how the app looks, using a test example of Phoenix, a YA fantasy novel by Smashwords author Jennifer Mason-Black, published by  Musa Publishing. This new relationship will lead to distribution at the following [...]

Do as I say, don’t do as I do. In response to the Phoenix editorial about the New York Times committing a copyright violation by posting a PDF of a 36-year-old newspaper article even as Op-Ed columnist Bill Keller blasts the copyright violations of others, Keller suggests that irony should be “[kept] out of the [...]

When it comes to copyright and piracy, it often seems that some of the most vehement objectors don’t practice what they preach. The Boston Phoenix’s Carly Carioli has posted an editorial to the Phoenix’s blog calling out the New York Times, which published a couple of scorching columns on piracy over the weekend, for at [...]

Borders Group Inc. (BGP) asked a bankruptcy judge to overrule landlords’ objections to the proposed sale of the bookstore chain’s assets and promised to provide more information about leases by next week.

Borders is trying to resolve objections from landlords at several locations, the company said in papers filed yesterday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan. The structure of the $215.1 million sale to Najafi Cos., which still requires an auction to test for higher bids, is set to go before U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn tomorrow.

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