And the first person to get rich off of Gossip Girl fan fic will be Amazon. Followed by Warner Bros. Television Group’s Alloy Entertainment, which holds the licenses for Gossip Girl (and Pretty Little Liars and Vampire Diaries). And then the person who wrote the story about Dan and Chuck Bass’s torrid love affair will get 35% of sales revenue. If that person was me would you buy it?
There are subscription services for nearly all media—movies, TV shows, music, and magazines—so is unlimited access to e-books next? Wired says: “It’s not a question of if it happens, but when.”
Boswell Books in Milwaukee is alive and doing very well in an age of digital readers.
Yes to the Underground Library.
Basically, superachievers spend an extraordinary amount of time on a single thing when most people give up and move on to other things, which makes a lot of sense.
One reason people may be buying books again: bed bugs in libraries.