History Reading Room Weekly Roundup – Uhtred of Bebbanburg is arriving!

Here’s a roundup of the history stories that I’ve been reading this week! Stash of Medieval Knickers Discovered From BBC History Magazine’s HistoryExtra blog: http://www.historyextra.com/lingerie Have you ever wondered what kinds of underwear people wore before there was comfy Fruit of the Loom’s made with nice soft cotton?  I have.…

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Writing about Reading: Heather’s (self) Publishing Journey so far…

Normally in these Writing about Reading segments I talk about industry specific eBook topics.  And on that note, I did buy my ticket to the Frankfurt Book Fair in October today.  Nearly 300,000 people and five days of book industry madness.  I’m excited! But beyond that, I want to talk about…

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Writing About Reading: Kindle Unlimited

A few months ago Amazon announced they were also entering the ebook subscription service, which I wrote about previously, by starting Kindle Unlimited.  The new service is a direct competitor to Oyster and Scribd, and while I love the promo video, that’s about the only thing I love about it. Here’s…

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Writing about Reading: Scribd and Oyster

Because I spend a lot of time reading online publishing news, I kind of thought everyone’s heard about Oyster and Scribd, the two main ebook subscription services.  I was recently reminded that most people don’t have their head stuck in digital publishing news the way I do, so I thought…

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