I hate to cook. I hate to bake. Therefore, I hate potlucks, or as they’re called in my part of Texas, covered-dish dinners. I said it for all to hear. Yes, I hear the gasps out there, but it’s true. And I bet I’m not the only one out there. Read More ….
Who remembers hiding under the blankets with a flashlight to keep reading a book after lights out? I certainly do. When my grandkiddos visit, I see a faint glow of an e-reader after bedtime has been declared, the 21st century version of flashlight and blanket. We bibliophiles are known for Read More ….
March 1 kicked off Read an E-book Week. The Week was officially recognized by Chase Calendar of Events in 2004. Of course, the purpose is make readers aware of the potential of e-reading. I was one of the purest. I just couldn’t imagine reading electrons rather than pages. I was Read More ….
Project Guttenberg was one of the first to take advantage of the electronic publishing. Michael Hart developed the idea of putting books and documents in electronic format for all to have in 1971. In the beginning, he used the most basic form that was readable by all types of computers, Read More ….
Publisher’s Weekly reported in February 2012 that e-book sales rose by 117% in 2011 while print editions fell. For most writers a combination of print and e-publishing is the best strategy. I’ll be honest; I still like print editions to curl up with. And I’m certainly not taking my e-reader Read More ….