Monday, March 9, 2009

Stephen King - e-book Win or Fail?

(title unknown) via The Reader's Advisor Online Blog by Cindy Orr on 3/8/09

Stephen King’s New Book Available Only As an E-Book
In celebration of the release of Amazon’s Kindle 2, the world’s best known electronic book reader, Stephen King released a novella called UR in digital form only. Sales figures have not been released, but they are said to be in the five figures so far.

Stephen King has long looked to innovation in form and format in his work. With sales figures rumored to be only in the ten thousands, Kindle may not be the best format. A non-proprietary format could possibly lead to bigger sales

No comments: