Self-Publishing Blogs for the Week of December 5 – 11, 2010 including J.A. Konrath, Sue Collier, Shane Ketterman, Mark Coker and Mark Barrett
Google eBookstore: Your Next Sales Platform? The launch of Google’s ebookstore represents the latest step in the move to digital books.
Apple iPad and Life on the Cloud. After seven months, the author looks at what have become the best apps and uses for the tablet.
Top 10 Most Popular Posts of the First Year at The Book Designer including articles on the Apple iPad, book typography, fonts and social media
E-Book Readers: Retailers Load Up Their Shelves with products from Amazon, Sony, Barnes & Noble and a host of smaller startup firms with ereaders to sell.
EBooks: Futility or Utility? Ebooks and ebook readers are in a primitive stage of development where they mostly imitate printed books. This won’t last forever.
Apple’s Pages ePub Export: First Look at a consumer-level software tool that will make it easier to self-publish to many ebook readers including iBooks for reading on Apple’s iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
Is Apple’s July Surprise 12 Million iPads? It now looks like Apple will sell as many as 12 million iPads this year alone. The arrival of this portable, wireless, convergent device has the capacity to change the media landscape.
The E-Book in 2020 may look very different than it does now. Like television, ebooks may become vastly more capable and more convenient in the future. A variety of interactive and connective functions may be added to the reading experience, transforming it.
Wired Magazine and Virginia Quarterly Review brought out issues for the Apple iPad, each using the technology and iPad fonts in completely different ways. One is slick, ad-heavy and full of multi-media gizmos, the other offers a quiet, rich reading experience.