The temptation was too great. The need...the need...what can I say? I did it! YES! I can't hide from it. I went into a bookstore and bought books.
How do we know if a digital book is of a quality to support children's literacy development? An answer to this question must be constructed by all who contribute to a child's growth as a literate person.
For years I've asked people what they're reading; these days, I'm also asking how they're reading. I've been hearing some intriguing things.
The loss of this visible manifestation of who we are may be of little consequence to most people, but it's a loss worth noting.
From writing through production, I was done in two months. That included having the book professionally edited and copy-edited, getting a cover designed, my own proofreading, and seeing the novella formatted and loaded for Kindle and the Nook.
The first book club I ever joined was HuffPost Book Club, and these past few weeks I read "The Night Circus" along with the rest of you.
I'd like to applaud the makers of ereaders for collecting some of the first usable readership data in the history of publishing. If they want to know how quickly I tore through the new Christopher Buckley novel, or that I never finished War and Peace, so be it.
I'm made uncomfortable by my shadowy thoughts of getting rid of my shelves and shelves of books and just carrying around an e-reader forever. Imagine how much easier it would be for me to move?
Somewhere, Jeff Bezos just punched a wall with his bare fist. The Amazon CEO is angry, frustrated, bloodied -- he must be! -- because his company's Ki...
I'm still trying to figure out how electronic bookstores are going to replace this past time. I don't know that they can.
When I discovered Ray Bradbury I thought he was imagining the future. Now I realize he is part of my past.
(**Or, "How My E-book Rose to Number Two at Amazon Kindle, and Found Its Way Into the Hands of 33,703 People in Three Days") I've spent the last 15 m...
I recently set up my own e-publishing imprint after 20 years working in print. Before launching, I did a lot of research into the market. Here are my top tips for ebook success.
Call me a caveman, but as much as I love getting my news here, I STILL like physical books more than ebooks, iPads, Kindles, Fires and even the prospect of getting a little quick Nook-ie.
When it comes to learning to read well, our country seems to be in a never-ending cycle of conflict and consternation. Enter the fray a new disruption: the transition from print to digital books.
Share enough to convince her that just because you aren't "dating" someone in a way that she easily understands doesn't mean you are romantically doomed or considering another sexual orientation.