eBooks

This will definitely make you giggle. A new kids' book, titled 'Do You Want To Play With My Balls?', has been receiving an
A curious thing happened to me at the London Book Fair. As an Indie author, my first stop was the various Indie author panels
One of the few things I have done right (eventually) was managing to get a deal with Harper Collins and having my debut novel "The Darkest Hour" published in the USA and UK. Finally, I did something right. Except I didn't. I made a ton of mistakes as a debut author... so I thought I would list them here...
What are you still doing here? You're like a stray following me home; shoo... go away... start writing! Alright, we both know I don't really want you to go away, otherwise I would have just stopped writing and gone and made another coffee.
However effortless and economical an e-text might be (once you have purchased the expensive electronic device, of course), readers are far more likely to remember, enjoy and engross themselves in a book you can really grab hold of.
I caught up with Sally Green to find out why she decided to write about something barely written about before, why she finds writing for YA a unique experience, and why she thinks that YA books never need a message.
The dominant narrative around books is that print is dead, and e-books are king. Not true. New data from the UK and US shows
Amazon's dispute with Hachette could have consequences none of us ever dreamed of. As a society, we must be careful we do not sleepwalk into a situation we later come to regret - a world where publishers are marginalised and authors simply self-publish on Amazon.
I have read a few articles and spoken to a couple of people in the book trade over the past week in relation to the ongoing dispute between Hachette (and Authors United) and Amazon. Most people who you will speak to, particularly inside the industry, will be squarely behind the authors.
At the moment I am reading a new novel by a young British author, published by a small but reputable UK house. It is terrible