For years New York publishers (also called legacy publishing or corporate publishing) were at the top of the publishing food chain. They decided which...
The 2013 Thin Reads best-seller rankings is based on an analysis of its weekly best-seller lists. And, for the record, there are no overall figures for e-book single sales at this present time.
Negging out is my new virtue of 2014. It may be the new word of the year once it enters the American English Oxford Dictionary. Someone may end up negging out of the Selfie by then.
I began to play with my niece's Kindle every time she came over. I snuck peeks over strangers' shoulders on the subway and the bus. The text looked good; the portability handy. A horrible thought washed over me: I wanted one myself.
We're namers. We like to put people and things in buckets, assign labels to the buckets and fit them into our handy memory garage. We're especially bi...
Kindle Fire and Kindle e-Reader motivate Amazon customers. 40 percent of Amazon customers have a Kindle device.
For more than 22 years the FAA and the FCC have essentially feeding us an urban myth that cell phone use would crash planes. Who could question passenger safety?
Should you purchase a full-featured tablet or a select-features tablet or an e-reader? That may be a better way to ask the question. Do you want to ...
Learn how entrepreneur and best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk sells thousands of books by using social media. Gary discusses his book marketing strategies from his new book called <Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook.
Perhaps Mayday, in its implied greatness, is just another Amazonian invasion of our privacy we should be wary of.
Hoping to cash in on the insanely lucrative market for romance novels, I decided to write one with my friend, Barry Golson. Granted, the genre is dominated by women, but so what? How hard could it be?
Indie bookstores like Skylight and surviving libraries are resilient. Perhaps even more so than the digital books on our e-tablets.
I have a box filled with favorite books read to my boys when they were quite young. Many of them have "dog-eared" pages, finger prints, little tears. Just touching them brings back innumerable memories of hours spent with each of them on my lap as I read these books.
"I've written a couple thousand comic scripts and a dozen or so short stories in prose," Chuck Dixon says, but he never attempted a novel -- until he was given a deadline of only a month to do it in.
So, I eat crow on this one. I've been trumpeting the digital revolution for readers for years. But I miss my tattered pages, my rumpled book covers, my heavy backpack, my cherished, cherished book covers.
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