Self-Publishing Issues?


The link below is to an article that takes a look at why one person won’t buy self-published books.

For more visit:
https://buildbookbuzz.com/why-i-wont-buy-your-self-published-book/

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Project Gutenberg Faces Copyright Issues in Germany


The link below is to an article reporting on copyright issues faced by Project Gutenberg in Germany.

For more visit:
https://teleread.org/2018/03/03/project-gutenberg-blocks-german-users-after-court-rules-in-favor-of-holtzbrinck-subsidiary/

Internet Archive is Facing Copyright and Piracy Issues


The link below is to an article reporting on a copyright and piracy crisis that is looming for the Internet Archive.

For more visit:
https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/01/09/sfwa-finally-notices-internet-archives-decade-old-open-library-decides-piracy/

Proofreading Fixes


The link below is to an article that takes a look at some of the issues with proofreading, or perhaps spell-checking software.

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rob-reinalda/proofreaders-are-you-missing-these-easy-fixes_b_6898278.html

Catching Up


I haven’t been around on my Blogs too much of late, so I have a lot of catching up to do. The reason for my absence has to do with my usual Internet problems – poor connectivity, etc. Finally my wireless modem died and ADSL became available in my area, so I have now upgraded and connectivity issues should now all be a matter of the past. Better and better times ahead I hope.

Real Pressing Issues for Readers


The link below is to an article that looks beyond the seemingly endless debate of traditional books versus digital ebooks, to other pressing issues facing readers.

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2014/mar/31/paper-vs-digital-reading-debate-ebooks-tim-waterstone

Interactive Ebooks Not Helpful for Reading Comprehension


The link below is to an article reporting on issues with interactive ebooks and reading comprehension.

For more visit:
http://www.mediabistro.com/appnewser/ebooks-interactive-features-are-not-always-helpful-for-reading-comprehension_b46513

Article: Solving the Problems of Book Publishing


The link below is to an article that considers the issues facing book publishers and what to do about them.

For more visit:
http://www.teleread.com/drm/open-letter-to-the-big-six-publishers-have-you-learned-anything/