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Authors Who Hate eBooks

Right, like I was supposed to resist an article titled, “Jonathan Franzen Hates EBooks.” I love Franzen, and I’m not partial to eBooks. So it was obvious I was going to click on the link. But Franzen isn’t the only … Continue reading

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What’s in a Book App?

I stumbled upon an article (Publishers’ Love Affair With Apps is Over), which got me thinking about crossing the line between books and the digital world. When apps first came out, everyone wanted them. They were the latest & greatest. … Continue reading

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My Little Steve Jobs Tribute

We’re having a little crossover moment here, discussing the technology world at my little book blog. But let’s face it—the lines have been crossed enough that this isn’t completely off-topic. As the entire world now knows, Apple guru Steve Jobs … Continue reading

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Modern Grammar

I was skimming an article that discusses the negative impact poor spelling has on online business. In short, the industry is losing money because people won’t buy from websites that have spelling/grammar errors. That’s what I gathered, at least; admittedly … Continue reading

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The E-Revolution, Revisited

It’s been a while since we’ve chatted about e-readers. And you may be surprised at my change of opinion. (No, I don’t own one. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves.) I spend a lot of time on public transportation. So … Continue reading

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The Borders Update

Despite news of a potential bankruptcy, and borrowing a bit of money to keep afloat, Borders intends to stay in business. Huzzah! The article discusses what I suspected all along, that dirty word that I don’t like to utter unless … Continue reading

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The E-Reader Debate

When I was in grad school, the e-reader’s popularity was just beginning to rise. Considering we were all going to school for publishing, this brought on several debates during several of my classes. What is the future of books now? … Continue reading

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