It was time for schoolbook bargain hunting; and my back ached at the thought of carrying schoolbooks along with notebooks, planners and my MacBook. It was that moment of need that tuned me into the electronic age and unleashed all of the power and benefits the Kindle Fire held.
Fellow fiction writers, Let's be frank: we're not the healthiest-minded bunch. If we were we'd spend our days doing something more pleasant than writing fiction. But lately we seem to have taken a turn for the worse.
After a few days with the Kindle Fire, I came away impressed. It's a good choice, especially for non-techie users looking for an easy to use tablet that's great for consuming content.
The tablet wars are heating up. Can Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD take on Apple's iPad?
The surfacing up of actionable metadata on the new Amazon Kindle HD with the tools called ...
I'm in a hanger at the Santa Monica (Calif) airport where Amazon's press conference is about to get underway. The company is expected to announce a successor to its Kindle Fire 7-inch tablet.
In environments where Google creates new kinds of searchers, Amazon creates new kinds of readers and Apple create new kinds of digital companionship, just what kinds of human capital do these innovations create?
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Publishing has its own performance-enhancing drug scandal. In a New York Times story , self-publishing phenom John Locke (not the philosopher, nor the Lost character) admitted to buying Amazon reviews.
Mishka Shubaly's writing grabs you by your neck, his thumb fingering the delicate pulse by your throat. He's going to tell you about himself, and the reason you can't stop reading? It's because he also seems to know a thing or two about your inner life.
Blog plagiarism is entering a new arena of dastardliness that most bloggers are unequipped and unprepared to handle.
When did writers start being brands? This question led me through a maze of other squirrely musings. If you write a memoir, are you forever a memoirist? What happens if a thriller writer dares to try his hand at romance?
Now, once the digital enemy has been let inside the wonderland that is Waterstones, which of the two strong brands will dominate?
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.
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.
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