Pro tip for authors: don’t kill off your heroes on page one, then destroy heaven and earth 3 ways before page 150 in the first book of a series. Unless, of course, you happen to have the talent and imagination to pull off something that audacious. Which is what Mur Lafferty does successfully in Heaven, […]
Great books deserve to be read by all of us, and we ought to be supporting the people who create these books. “Thanks for Ungluing” gives readers, authors, libraries and publishers a new way to build, sustain, and nourish the books we love. “Thanks for Ungluing” books are Creative Commons licensed and free to download. […]
A startup is just a business trying to figure out where to start. Unglue.it is no different. But now we’re finally doing what we should have been doing at the start. We’re solving the puzzle of distribution for free ebooks. Today, we’ve pushed an important piece of that puzzle out the door for testing. It’s […]
Here’s a description of the “Thanks for Ungluing” program we’ll be launching as part of the “Bookstore for Books that want to be free“: Unglue.it’s “Thanks-for-Ungluing” program is designed to help rights holders promote and monetize their Creative Commons licensed books. Unglue.it aims to be an “e-bookstore for books that want to be free”. We […]
Unglue.it is putting together a special promotion for Creative Commons licensed ebooks, to run between Christmas and New Year’s. If you’d like your book to be part of the promotion, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’d like to nominate a book, leave a comment.
Soon, we’ll be launching a new phase of Unglue.it. How do we describe what we’re doing? When we did the first implementation of “Buy-To-Unglue” (as a test, not a launch) I told a lot of people about it, but it wasn’t so easy to explain. Unglue.it would be sort of a Crowdfunding site, sort of […]
After a lot of hard work, we’re now ready for some real-world testing of “Buy-to -Unglue“. We’re offering an epub of the public domain classic, Flatland. We want to make sure everything works well, fix any bugs, and show our publishing, author and library partners what the new world of ebooks can look like. Please […]