I'm sure many of you have enjoyed reading a good motivational book or ebook at some point in recent months. I've had quite a few to choose from and this got me thinking, are all books really created equal? If you had to choose, would it be an ebook or a printed one?
The Amazon Kindle Voyage is the best E-Reader you can buy. It's that simple. Or rather it would be if there wasn't the small
You can't force people to buy your book. And begging is just embarrassing. In the most basic terms, you have to get your book in front of people who might like it and persuade them that they need to buy it.
Market primed, you can finally hit 'publish.' The KDP service allows you to utilize various promotional offers, such as discounted pricing or offering your book free for a limited time. With X: A Collection of Horror, I opted for the latter.
It is the last taboo. Talking about it is not something a nice girl does in mixed company, it is indelicate, unfeminine. Many women have been raised to believe that men are "naturally good" at money matters and women are "naturally bad" at money matters. It's not said directly, little girls pick up this idea by osmosis. Outside the home, for a man to say he wants more money or ask for a raise is acceptable; it goes with the hairy chest and the company car. But women can't say that, they won't even admit it to themselves and they don't want to think about why.
You've spent months or years slaving over a keyboard and developing an idea into a novel that you are proud of. But what many budding writers don't realise is that is only half the job.
The arrival of poetry is catastrophic. You are seized by indescribable wonder and an equally incomprehensible terror. You face a blank page to write what no one has asked you to write, with very little idea of what you will end up writing.
Today at a speech to Frankfurt Book Fair I issued a stark warning to libraries and the publishing industry, telling them that they risk losing entire generations of readers to film and social media by limiting the use of ebooks in libraries
In 1996 I got my first MP3s. Storage was expensive, so I burned files onto CD-ROMs. There were 10 to 12 audio CDs on a CD
May 25 is Towel Day, and as any nerd worth his salt will tell you, that's the day everyone remembers the wonderful man that