Archive for July, 2009

Supplying demands smartly in the digital publishing world

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Hugh McGuire writes of a real-world piracy vs. availability issue today on the The Book Oven blog. Hugh is very smart. He’s the driving force behind LibriVox, which has quickly become the #1 place for audiobooks in the public domain. The story he tells today is of a friend of his who gets excited about […]

Vatican Assassin – Remastered

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Today we’re releasing a newly remastered edition of Mike Luoma’s Vatican Assassin. Why a remastered version? Mike says: Back in September of 2006, I began podcasting “Vatican Assassin” as part of my Glow-in-the-Dark Radio podcast. Learning about digital audio and podcasting as I went along, the recordings were good, but in retrospect could have been […]

Podioracket.com: Seth Harwood & Paul J. Joseph

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Welcome to Episode 14 of Podioracket.com! H.E. Roulo interviews Paul J. Joseph and Seth Harwood. We also share new and closing contest information and news about Podiobooks.com. INTERVIEWS Paul J. Joseph Website: http://www.throughthefold.com/ Email: at Through the Fold Twitter: @ottonia Facebook: Search for Paul J. Joseph or Through the Fold And watch here on July […]

Crescent rush results

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Earlier this month, Phil Rossi asked for your help in his “rush the charts” release of Crescent on Amazon.com. Plenty of you rose to the challenge, allowing Phil’s book to hit the following marks: # 1 in Movers and Shakers #3 in Hot New Horror Releases #5 in Horror #16 in Science Fiction and Fantasy […]

Acts of Desperation is COMPLETE!

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

We’ve just added the 16th and FINAL episode of Tim Dodge’s Acts of Desperation. Enjoy at your own pace!

Good showing for Podiobooks.com authors as 2009 Parsec Award Finalists

Friday, July 24th, 2009

The Parsec Awards are in their fourth year now. The awards recognize excellence in speculative fiction podcasting. This year, many Podiobooks.com authors and producers are represented in wide range of categories. You can see the full announcement on the Parsec Awards site. Germane to us and our authors/producers: Best Speculative Fiction Story (Short Form) Best […]

Borrowed Time is BACK!

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Last week, we announced the launch of Borrowed Time. We thought everything checked out, but it seemed we were wrong. Something was fishy with the formatting of the files, causing iTunes to throw an error after downloading. We pulled the book a soon as we discovered that. I’m happy to report that the issue has […]

RIAA says DRM is dead but it’s still littering audiobooks

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Reports are coming in from several spots that the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) has declared DRM is dead. That comment is attributed to Jonathan Lamy, chief spokesperson for the RIAA and will be part of an upcoming SCMagazine article. The quote came in the form of a question that appears to be rhetorical: […]

AMNAR: THE AWAKENING

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Please welcome Isabel Joely Black to the site. She’s starting the .mp3 release of her book, AMNAR: THE AWAKENING: Everything in Io’s life is about to change. She’s grown up fixing saddles for her older sister and Daar, the errand-runners in a city on the brink of war. She believes she’s about to join in […]

Some Other Scotland

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Mick Bordet hits the site today, telling the tale of his home land, Scotland. But this isn’t the Scotland you’re used to. Ah, the beauty of alternate history! Check out Some Other Scotland: Gravestones across Scotland are being defaced. An ancient advanced civilisation is discovered under the remains of Skara Brae. Bonnie Prince Charlie returns […]