Monthly Archives: August 2010

Half-Booked Thoughts on the Future of the Printed Word

For months I’ve been following, with rapt interest, the heated debate about eBooks, and what they portent for the 500-year-old medium of the printed book (a.k.a. pBook). I’d like to think it’s my journalism training (which taught me that the … Continue reading

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Phasmatian Indignation

I want you all to know I have nothing against the Phasmatian religion. If you read their Sacred Text, you’ll see that it is an inspiring credo that would go a long way towards bettering¬† both the individual, and the … Continue reading

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3 … 2 … 1 … Liftoff!

Tonight’s a big night for me, as skyfisher has its official book launch party. As a first-time author, it’s all weird and wonderful, but it did get me wondering. What is the proper technique for launching a book anyway? The … Continue reading

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The Bookworm Has Turned

According to an article in the New York Times, the advent of eBooks is helping to liberate bookworms from the stigma they’ve traditionally faced.¬† Apparently,¬† it used to be that when you saw someone sitting alone in the corner, reading … Continue reading

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On the Air

In a typical case of the shoemaker’s kids, I’ve been setting up and administering blogs for years … just not my own. Nevertheless, with the launch of my debut novel skyfisher as an exclusive on Apple’s iBookstore this week, the … Continue reading

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