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dale-estey's picture
Mar.30.2012
I do sometimes forget to bow daily in the general direction of England to pay homage to JK Rowling, but that is my fault entirely. What every author owes her as regards to keeping a reading public growing is beyond knowing. To have book sales increase because of movies is a wonder to behold. If...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.29.2012
There are some interesting numbers here. The eBook trend (which, I suppose, must be considered more than a trend but pretty well an unstoppable force) branches out over the world. Adult fiction holds sway in Australia and the USA. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Bowker Survey Tracks Global E-...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.27.2012
I go back to the days of file cards in the library so I might be just a tad jaundiced about this device. Perhaps, if you have so many eBooks and use a number of different eReaders there might be cause for some eCompiler. But, really, isn't one eDevice supposed to be able to contain all the books on...
bernice-l-mcfadden's picture
Mar.27.2012
Hey Ya'll... This is kind of a footnote to my previous post: An Angry Black Writer Speaks Out! I just wanted to give you all an example of one of my days. I hope that other authors will share some of there's. I think our readers need to hear/read about the reality of our - as Kola Boof...
cheryl-rainfield's picture
Mar.26.2012
Free right now on Amazon (US) and of interest to writers: The 101 Habits Of Highly Successful Screenwriters: Insider’s Secrets from Hollywood’s Top Writers by Karl Iglesias. Insider Secrets from Hollywood’s Top WritersThis book not only shows how to be a screenwriter, but what it’s actually...
cheryl-rainfield's picture
Mar.17.2012
There are some real deals this week. As always, be sure to check the price before you buy, and remember that you can download a preview if you want to see if the writing style appeals to you before you buy. YA Books The Iron Witch (The Iron Witch Series) by Karen Mahoney is $0.99 (90% off) (...
christopher-meeks's picture
Mar.12.2012
I recently attended the AWP Conference in Chicago where 10,000 writers, educators, and graduate and undergraduate creative writing students met. With all the panels, the chance meetings in the hallways and lobby bars, the massive Bookfair, the readings, the awards, and the parties, the air crackled...
beverley-bie-brahic's picture
Mar.09.2012
Another story in the NYT today about how Amazon is squeezing publishers on the price of ebooks, which are, the article says, "exploding in popularity." I dunno.  This week I wanted to buy a copy of the first edition of the Lyrical Ballads, and while I was at it--yes, I confess, on Amazon...
anovelweblog's picture
Mar.09.2012
  Upon the Extinction of Silverfish   ...and the last tree used for paper crackles and thuds to the ground to become the last handwritten letter ever mailed in the last envelop ever made to be delivered by the last mailman to the last mailbox still in existence.  The last mailman...
mayra-calvani's picture
Mar.05.2012
Read an Ebook Week begins today!   Twilight Times Books, publisher of critically acclaimed Literary, Mystery and SF/F books, is offering a special during ‘Read an Ebook Week,’ from March 4-10, 2012.   A FREE ebook will be given away each day.   Some of these books include:  ...