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Now available from Wyrm Publishing

Last year, I published a serialized edition of SILENTLY AND VERY FAST by Catherynne M. Valente in Clarkesworld. Now you can pick up this fantastic novella as a standalone Wyrm Publishing ebook from:

To celebrate the publication of this ebook and SAVF's appearance on Locus Magazine's 2011 Recommended Reading List, we've reduced the price of our ebook edition of MYTHS OF ORIGIN, the book that collects four of Catherynne's early novels.

Three Days to Go

In three days, Clarkesworld Magazine will celebrate its fifth anniversary. Month ago, I made the promise that if we had 500 subscribers to our ebook editions by then, that I'd add an extra story to each issue. Did we make it? You'll find out in three days. Want to make sure we did? Subscribe or spread the word.


May Issue of Clarkesworld Now Available in Ebook Form

The ebook editions of Clarkesworld Magazine #56 are now available for only $1.99 via the following retail outlets:

 As usual, we appreciate you sharing this information with your ebook-reading friends.

The Things by Peter Watts on your ereader

In celebration of Peter Watts Hugo nomination for "The Things", we’ve discounted the ebook edition of the issue it appeared in to 99 cents.

You can purchase a copy at the following locations:

The price should also be updated at Wizard’s Tower and Weightless Books shortly.


Ebook Pricing continued…

I haven’t posted the results of my previous ebook pricing experiment because enough people convinced me to follow it up with a second experiment at $1.99 in a wider range of venues.

This month, Issue 55 has been available for $1.99 at Amazon, B&N, direct from us, Wizard’s Tower, and Weightless Books and despite reader feedback indicating that it was the correct price point, the response hasn’t scaled well with the data from our previous price points of $2.99 and 99 cents.

It has been pointed out to me that I did a lot more marketing on the 99 cent special than I did for the $1.99 special, so I thought I’d remind people about it and ask that everyone to keep spreading the word. If I can give any preview data away, it is that marketing is crucial and  word-of-mouth is the most powerful tool we have. (no big surprise there)

By the way, I left issue 54 at 99 cents on Amazon and B&N this month… that was a third (and final) experiment.

Thanks to everyone that has helped, shared, or purchased. I look forward to sharing the results of my research.

Ebook pricing and purchasing questions

As I continue to work on the ebook strategy for Clarkesworld Magazine, it find myself in need of more data. I’d appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to answer these questions:


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