The three uncontroversial proposals for amending the TV and screen credits process passed by a large margin.
In a welcome change from the walled garden of the App Store, iBooks will happily show you any ePub file you throw it. Including last week’s short story, Snake People.
Thanks to the OTMM crew, there is now video from the Q&A I hosted after Tuesday night’s screening.
‘ll be leading a Q&A with the filmmakers, talking not just about the film but the challenges and opportunities in making and releasing a microbudget movie
I’ve picked my Director of Digital Things.
Adding up the publisher’s expenses shows there is plenty of room for flexibility in pricing.
I’ve culled 66 applications down to a final few candidates for the new Director of Digital Things job.
I’ll be narrowing down my top choices for the Director of Digital Things job beginning Thursday, February 4.
One Too Many Mornings is lo-fi funny, a mumblecore Swingers, with a refreshingly clear sense of what it is.
Yesterday, I flew up to San Francisco to watch the federal trial regarding Proposition 8.
As an add-on to my earlier post, The Wrap has a detailed article about how nomination votes are tallied.
Turn your laptop on its side, and hold it like a hardcover book. It works much better than you’d think, particularly with one of the unibody MacBooks.
The 2.3 software update adds pdf support for older Kindles, but it’s not as excellent for screenplays as you’d hope.
For newcomers, I can offer a bit of a summary
Todd Sklar is back with Range Life, taking eight indies on tour around the country.
I twittered about it while it was happening, but if you missed it, author Steve Hely gave a nice interview on NPR’s Fresh Air this afternoon.
A new online anthology features short stories written by top screenwriters.
We’ve got a winner and a slew of honorable mentions in the Superheroic Scene Challenge.
The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal on the Cablevision case, allowing the Second Circuit Court’s decision to stand. Cablevision can begin introducing its service.
Indies have high per-screen averages because they’re on so few screens, not despite it.
NPR’s All Things Considered tonight has a piece by Alex Cohen about how artists use Twitter, including me with my short story The Variant.
This comes from Greeks, a comedy I never finished — and barely started, honestly. It’s set in ancient times, and would have retold several of the great myths in significantly less epic ways.
How many books does Amazon sell on Kindle each day? Is there a classic long tail — and is it even worth being on it? Amazon is incredibly opaque with the details, even when you’re publishing on their system.
I really had no idea what people were getting paid for short stories, so I asked Matt to dig up some numbers.
The NY Times has an article today about The Variant, the Kindle, and my Twitter followers.