The elusive book publishing process: A little risk, a little reward

Publishing the open source way
My favorite thing about the Internet is the way it makes so many of us into storytellers. It turns people on to sharing their own experiences,...Read more

Coming unglued: Lessons in openness from a successful crowdfunding campaign

Last month, this site featured an article about the startup I work for, Unglue.it . Briefly, we think more books should be available to the world...Read more

Free, open ebook offers ideas for rebooting American government

How would you reboot American government?
In 2008, representatives of the Personal Democracy Forum sent dozens of writers, pundits, politicians, entrepreneurs, researchers, and think-tankers...Read more

How much would you pay to free your favorite book?

books of different color
Think of a book you absolutely love. Now imagine being able to share a copy of that book with anyone, anywhere, as quickly and easily as you can send...Read more