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I don't know if this outfit has a notation in the display sites thread.

Link: https://leanpub.com/

Does LeanPub just look like another display site, or is there something more egregious going on? I'm not that impressed by crowd-sourced editing, and what they're doing here appears to violate first rights sales clauses, too. Why on earth would a writer want to post first drafts, anyway?

Anyone have any dealings with them yet? They're apparently a corporate sponsor of CampNaNo.
 

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Here's a good discussion from Adam Engst

http://tidbits.com/article/13720


I'm interested in some of their tools, less so for recursive publication than for ease of use; Engst's discussion of the tools is a good one.

Leanpub do strike me as geeks interested in publishing, rather than publishing folk interested in better tools.

See their Manifesto.
 

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