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“Projects from the Bleeding Edge” — that’s us! Fictionaut co-founder Jürgen Fauth contributed a chapter on our community to Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto, a collection of essays about the state of publishing edited by Hugh McGuire and Brian O’Leary, now available from O’Reilly.
Fictionaut is joining Reddit, Wikipedia, Boing Boing, and many other sites in the strike to oppose the Internet censorship bills SOPA and PIPA. Tomorrow, January 18, the site will go dark from 8am to 8pm EST. Fictionaut is committed to creativity, freedom of expression, and a censorship-free Internet, and we hope that the blackout will help to draw attention to this fundementally flawed legislation.
If you have a Kindle, Nook, Kobo Reader or other eReader, you can now subscribe to the latest Fictionaut stories and have them delivered directly to your device in full length. Here’s how. [Read more]
We’ve teamed up with LitSense, a new advertising network dedicated specifically to literary websites. The ads you’ll see are for books by independent and web-savvy publishers that should — we hope — be interesting to Fictionauts. [Read more]
“Something Better Than This” by Mary Gaitskill
Password Incorrect figured out an easy way to get your favorite Fictionaut stories onto your Kindle, iPhone, iPad, or other ePub-capable device. The solution involves Instapaper, an app that can be used to transfer any web page for offline reading. [Read more]
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