Tag: ebook

  • New eBook Reveals the Dark Side of Sonoma Wine Country – Yahoo! News

    When writer Daedalus Howell left Hollywood and returned to his native Sonoma County, he found it transformed into “Wine Country.” He embarked on a journey of wine and words that became “I Heart Sonoma: How to Live & Drink in Wine Country,” a collection of hilarious personal essays. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 When…

  • 5 eBook Apps that Amazon and Apple Will Fear

    How do you autograph an ebook? by Daedalus Howell Dec 29, 2011 – 03:40 PM Daedalus Howell   Given Amazon’s pre-Christmas blitz and Apple’s prowess with any object they care to precede with a lowercase ?i,? there’s a significant chance that you’re either reading this on a Kindle or an iPad. Dozens of e-reading devices…

  • The Rise of the eBook

    Sure, 2011 saw a congressman inadvertently tweet his boner to the masses, Steve Jobs’ permanent departure from Apple, and Amazon’s overheated foray into the tablet market. The media and tech news of 2011 that will likely have the most enduring effect on our culture, however, is the rise of the e-book. The Association of American…

  • How to Gift an eBook | BookBaby Blog

    How to Gift an eBook by Chris Robley on November 29, 2011 in eBook Distribution, eBook News   Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales reports are in; Kindles, iPads, and Nooks are flying off the shelf! I was in a Barnes & Noble on Friday and the line at the Nook station almost went out the…

  • Kindle Fire is Aflame

    Nearly 60 years ago, sci-fi scribe Ray Bradbury put the “lit” in literature when he opened his dystopian exploration of censorship?Fahrenheit 451?with the memorable line “It was a pleasure to burn.” In the classic fable of a world without books, “firemen” of the future pump kerosene onto pulp, thus keeping dangerous ideas from impressionable minds.…

  • Publish Your Goddamn Book Already

    Publishing is dead. Long live publishing. Or at least, self-publishing, which, thanks to a plethora of services and a general de-stigmatization of the so-called vanity press could be entering something of a golden era. So where are the literary breakouts? The through-line from Gutenberg’s invention of movable type to the desktop publishing revolution of the…