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dale-estey's picture
Nov.09.2011
Though not a route I am clamouring to take, I do have manuscripts that I might be willing to toss into the ePublishing hopper. Still, my preference is to have a solid publisher do the initial book then have it (eventually jointly) in eBook format. copyright image -site logo e-book.com.au...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.07.2011
I less and less believe that writing can be taught. Academic adventures seem to impose form and dilute character. Characters are the foundation of any fiction - we tell their stories. Give me three days with any aspiring author and I can indeed improve their writing abilities. But I do wonder if...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.04.2011
I enjoy hand-held books of actual physical substance. One sits >>> right there >>> beside my computer monitor. I have yet to purchase an eReader. I believe, as does the author of this insightful article, that solid books will survive. At worst they will become something of a niche...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.01.2011
The trend transcends borders.   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   Google launches Canadian eBookstore After almost a year of delays, Google has launched its Canadian e-books platform. According to a press release from Google, “hundreds of thousands of titles will be available for...
collin-kelley's picture
Oct.28.2011
When Vanilla Heart Publishing announced it was going to release my mystery/suspense novel, Remain In Light, as an eBook in October and wait until January to release the trade paperback, it made me pause. VHP had published my debut, Conquering Venus, in print and eBook on the same day back in 2009...
collin-kelley's picture
Oct.28.2011
Among the files I rescued from my 20-year-old word processor (now in recycling heaven) were four short stories written in the mid to late 90s. I had submitted one of the stories, How Fanny Got Her House, to literary magazines back in the day with no success. Now that self-publishing eBooks is...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.28.2011
The lines are getting blurred in the book world. I still prefer to go with a traditional paper publisher, but they do seem to be standing on the pier waving the future goodbye.   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   Kobo to become a publisher   Kobo, the firm behind Indigo's eReader...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.28.2011
  And I gotta say, I find this stat. astounding: "Unprecedented ebook sales growth ebook sales in the six months to 31 August 2011 increased by 564% to £2.5 million (2010: £0.4m)"     * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * RNS Number : 9204QBloomsbury Publishing PLC27 October 2011 ...
rob-loughran's picture
Oct.25.2011
There is a thoughtful and circumspect comparison of Traditional vs. Ebook/POD publishing at : http://kriswrites.com/2011/10/19/the-business-rusch-respect/   I commented on Kristine's post immediately (as soon as I saw it) and honestly. Ms. Rusch is a gifted writer and editor and her post is...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.24.2011
Of course, the fact that THE ELEPHANT TALKS TO GOD is on Kindle and is awash in glorious Elephant photos has nothing to do with this information. Just to let ya know how eReaders keep on keepin' on. Why, if I had a dollar for every . . . hmmmm   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   Amazon...