Nantucket E-Books is developing an ebook creation platform, which includes an open markup language and free open source tools. You can follow at:

➡️ @nantucketebooks

The project's website is at nantucketebooks.com

Lilith Saintcrow is a prolific novelist, often writing about fantasy, sci-fi, supernatural or other unusual stuff. You can follow at:

➡️ @lilithsaintcrow

Saintcrow has a website at lilithsaintcrow.com

The Haunted Spouses is a podcast that discusses haunted houses in culture including films, books, games etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @HauntedSpouses

The podcast is available from their website at hauntedspousepod.com

Robert Kingett is a writer, blogger and advocate for accessibility (especially in open source and publishing). You can follow at:

➡️ @weirdwriter

Kingett's main website is at blindjournalist.wordpress.com

Cory Doctrorow is a novelist, journalist and campaigner, especially for reforming copyright law and promoting Creative Commons.

You can follow him on the Fediverse at these official accounts:

➡️ @doctorow

➡️ @pluralistic

(Note that the Pluralistic account posts long threads of up to 15 toots at a time.)

Doctorow has a personal website at craphound.com and a blog at pluralistic.net

Libreture promotes DRM-free e-books, maintains a directory of DRM-free bookshops and provides an online ecosystem (storage, reading lists etc) for DRM-free book collections. You can follow at:

➡️ @libreture

Their website is at libreture.com

DRM-free means an e-book can be kept forever, even if the service you bought it from closes down. It can also be used on any device you choose without any restrictions.

BookWyrm is a Fediverse alternative to Amazon's GoodReads, letting you review books, share reading lists, discover new books and interact with other readers. You can follow at:

➡️ @bookwyrm

The website is at joinbookwyrm.com

There are lists of instances to join at joinbookwyrm.com/instances and fedidb.org/software/bookwyrm

You can follow BookWyrm accounts from Mastodon etc, for example @mouse

Inventaire is a free open platform for cataloguing and sharing physical books from personal collections and independent libraries.

You can follow at:

➡️ @inventaire (in English and French)

The flagship instance is at inventaire.io

They have just added Fediverse support:

mamot.fr/@inventaire/107405333

Inventaire is a free open source platform for cataloguing and sharing physical books, with its own database of titles based on Wikidata.

You can follow at:

➡️ @inventaire (in English and French)

The Inventaire site is at inventaire.io

It's a good platform for any group or individual who wants to run their own library.

Kiwix is a free open source app for offline viewing and searching of Wikipedia, Gutenberg, StackExchange etc. It lets you use and distribute physical copies of websites entirely offline.

You can follow at:

➡️ @kiwix

The app is available for Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone/iPad from kiwix.org

Libreture promotes DRM-free ebooks, has a directory of DRM-free bookshops, and provides an online ecosystem (storage, reading lists etc) specifically designed for DRM-free ebooks. You can follow them at:

➡️ @libreture

Their site is at libreture.com

(DRM-free means that you can keep the book you buy forever, and use it on any device you choose, even if the bookshop closes down.)

Lilith Saintcrow is a prolific novelist and long-time Fediverse user. You can follow her at:

➡️ @lilithsaintcrow

She also has a website and blog at lilithsaintcrow.com

Her books often include fantasy, sci-fi and otherworldly elements.

Robert Kingett is a writer of fiction and non-fiction, and campaigner for accessibility. You can follow at:

➡️ @weirdwriter@dragonscave.space

His website is at blindjournalist.wordpress.com

BookWyrm is a new open federated alternative to Goodreads, and part of the Fediverse:

➡️ @bookwyrm

You can post about books you're reading, and interact with others on BookWyrm, Mastodon etc.

The platform is still a work in progress:

docs.joinbookwyrm.com

The flagship instance is at:

bookwyrm.social/

Development git is here:

github.com/bookwyrm-social/boo

Translate Science is a new initiative to promote translation of scientific articles, books, papers etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @TranslateScience

The project's website is at translatescience.org

The project's account is on Fediscience, a Mastodon instance for scientists: fediscience.org

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