Off on Sick Leave


Hi all – just a quick note to let readers know that I’m taking at least a week off from posting. Call it sick leave – struggling to get over pneumonia. Thanks

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Website: Foboko


The link below is to a website/web application called Foboko, which is a place for writing and self-publishing your ebook.

For more visit:
http://www.foboko.com/

Article: Traditional Book Piracy


The link below is to an article that reports on the battle against book piracy – in the traditional book sphere.

For more visit:
http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/feature-the-emerging-worldwide-battle-against-pirated-books/

Article: Serial Ebooks and the Future of Books


The link below is to an article that considers the future of books and serialized ebooks.

For more visit:
http://entertainment.time.com/2012/10/08/margaret-atwood-on-serial-fiction-and-the-future-of-the-book/

Article: Reading Books Changes a Child’s Brain


The link below is to an article that reports on how reading books impacts a child’s brain.

For more visit:
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/books-growing-brain/all/1

Article: Amazon Moves on Quality


Amazon is on the move to ensure that the Kindle ebook format continues to improve with a move on the quality of ebooks that are offered for sale in the Kindle store. The link below is to an article that reports on the latest move by Amazon to improve ebooks for sale in the Kindle store.

For more visit:
http://www.teleread.com/ebooks/content-reporting-of-poorly-formatted-e-books-some-welcome-first-steps-from-amazon/

Article: E-Books Will Change Reading And Writing


The link below is to an audio clip and article that considers how ebooks will change both reading and writing.

For more visit:
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122026529