The dangers and short-comings of e-books

On Friday afternoon I finished work a bit earlier than usual and so arrived back home while the local Waterstones was still open. I popped in to have a little browse and bumped into a friend who works there. We, and another guy who works there, got into a bit of a discussion about theContinue reading “The dangers and short-comings of e-books”

Self-publishing in the digital age

For as long as I have been writing with the intent to eventually try to sell what I write I have had people ask if I would self-publish. My answer was always no. Self-publishing, vanity press and print-on-demand always seemed like a bit of a cop out. Like giving up before I had even started.Continue reading “Self-publishing in the digital age”

Feel free to dog-ear your pages

About ten years ago I was having lunch at work with a friend. This particular friend was, like many people, of the opinion that books are precious, valuable objects that need to be preserved, protected and revered. He was extremely frustrated with the way I folded the corners of my pages over to mark myContinue reading “Feel free to dog-ear your pages”