The Amazon genre fiction roll up rolls on

This week Amazon announced its latest imprint, Jet City Comics, which will publish graphic novels and comic books. And with 10 total imprints, it’s safe to say Amazon sees a real business in going after niches when it comes to books.

Fox, Ridley Scott nab film rights to self-published sci-fi series

As traditional book publishers are increasingly signing self-published authors, Hollywood studios are also looking to self-published books for their next blockbuster. Last month, Universal acquired the film rights to “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Now Fox and Ridley Scott have acquired the rights to sci-fi series “Wool.”