Stumbled onto “Confessions of an E-Book Virgin” at the Huffington Post yesterday and was at first amused at the way in which he approached the issue of eBooks taking over from physical books. He outright says that staring at another screen all day makes him ever more resistant to adopt the digital book. Which just goes to show how much he doesn’t know what an eInk display actually is.
Choosing the physical over the digital? Why a choice?
As one who didn’t embrace digital reading until the advent of the Kindle, and one who stuck to
Now that the dust has settled from the Kindle Fire announcement, I’d like to take a closer look at the Fire and its cousins and give our readers a better idea of which one to choose.
What the Kindle Fire is NOT
First things first: ignore the “Kindle vs iPad” articles and debates currently raging. The Kindle Fire is NOT in the same class of device as the iPad and therefore is not a straightforward alternative when tablet shopping.
Without getting too technical, the iPad is the nearest thing to a mobile computer as you can probably get
The secret to living a passion filled life? As my friend Alan Cohen shared it all comes down to how your make decisions in life. Alan introduced the idea that anytime you need to make a choice in life, to make sure you remain on the path that’s true to yourself, it all boils down to either a “Hell Yes!” or a “Hell No!”.
In other words when making any choice, from what to have for dinner to which city to live in, if your choice doesn’t totally light you on fire and make you excited then it’s
It’s happening more and more often and it’s something the traditional publishers don’t want to admit. The ability of unknown Authors to hit the Big Time by by-passing the Traditional Publishing route.
With a little cash upfront, and some ingenuity, creating a “buzz” is something self-published authors can do on their own allowing them to maintain more control of the creative process, capitalize on better opportunities, and ultimately keep more of the profits in their own pockets.
Stories like those of Zoe Winters’ are becoming more and more common. Until recently Zoe’s resume held a collection of odd