Why Authors Tweet

Why Authors Tweet
New York Times
But both destroy books” — and more than 150000 people follow them. When they use social media, authors have as many personae to choose from as they do in their other writings. Some strike poses that effectively increase the distance between them and ...

New York Times

Why Tablet Publishing Is Poised to Revolutionize Higher Education
On another level, digital publishing can help transform passive learners into active participants. At the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication, a grassroots, student-driven initiative explores the intersection of journalism and ...

Meet the children's books site members: Groups
The Guardian
Location: Bitton, South Gloucestershire, England Reading age: 8 - 11 Favourite authors: JK Rowling, CS Lewis, Roald Dahl Description: We are a small village primary school which have started a book club as the "Cherry Book Worms". ... 

BookBaby Introduces Affordable Short-Run Book Printing Service For Indie Authors
Sacramento Bee
BookBaby is now the premier one-stop shopping resource for authors of both eBooks and printedbooks, backed with the strongest guarantee in the publishing business. By BookBaby PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 6, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- BookBaby makes it easy for ...

Ten Classic books you should reread in the New Year
Washington Times
Most of us read a host of "classic" books when we were in high school and college. We dutifully wrote up our book reports, discussed the allegories and metaphors in class, and passed whatever exam was given on the material. Then we promptly forgot the ...

Washington Times

Annie Bloom's Books in Southwest Portland bucks the trend and thrives in 2011
By Rebecca Koffman, Special to The Oregonian View full sizeRebecca Koffman/Special to The OregonianAnnie Bloom's Books in Southwest Portland, one of the region's few independent bookstores that sells new books, had a good year in 2011. ...


Graphic Books Best Sellers: Zombies Continue Their Reign
New York Times (blog)
By GEORGE GENE GUSTINES It has become old hat to see “The Walking Dead,” the series about human survivors in a world overrun by zombies, on our best-seller lists. This week, two more collected editions join the lists. On the hardcover list, ...

New York Times (blog)

Kindle E-books Coming to Library System
"The popularity of e-books has risen dramatically," said Shader, who oversees eight libraries across Bay, Gulf and Liberty counties. The libraries have hooked up with a company called Overdrive, which handles leasing the Kindle e-books and is building ...


The Guardian books podcast: Science fiction now and tomorrow
The Guardian
Funny you should pick two authors (Pratchett and Gaiman) who are more accustomed to using the tropes of fantasy or horror, than SF for your introductory paragraph. Nevertheless, the podcast's contents sound intriguing. One of the things we cover in the ...

JavaScript Books (2012)
That's only a fraction of the programming books published, but we try to cover the important ones. In Programmer's Bookshelf we recommend the books you might find helpful at different stages in your personal development. If you want to read more of the ...

Books! One teen's gift to the young
Pleasanton Weekly
Her latest project, "I Am Grateful I Can Read," collects new books to give to children as a treat when they visit a pediatrician at Axis Community Health. "I'm doing a book drive for children who don't havebooks in their homes," said Claire, ...

Author's Three Books Speak Truths on Critical Themes in Today's World
Sacramento Bee
6, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Author Alfred S. Golding shares truths and thoughts on multiculturalism, America, the Middle East, Islam and Islamism in his three published books, Multiculturalism, America and the Middle East: An Expose, An Indictment; ...

Popular e-books come to Valley area libraries
Allentown Morning Call
People who use libraries actually are people who buy books." Simon & Schuster spokesman Adam Rothberg said libraries perform important roles in local communities and help authors find audiences. But his company has opted not to sell e-books to ...

Allentown Morning Call

Books: 'Beautiful Outlaw': Portrayals of Jesus lack depth
By DAVID YONKE, Toledo Blade Author John Eldredge just can't take it anymore. He's heard enough descriptions of Jesus Christ as "loving" and "compassionate." Fine qualities, indeed, and certainly true of Jesus, he said. But what about the rest of his ...

Miniature books reveal artistry within pages
Journal and Courier
They are works of art and are part of the international traveling exhibition "Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books." The books are not limited by traditional binding and pages. Some are folded like a tiny accordion. Others are vertical and spherical. ...

Johnson Publishing will move into new digs on Michigan Avenue
Crain's Chicago Business (blog)
Johnson Publishing Co. will move its headquarters a few blocks north to the top floors of the Borg-Warner skyscraper at 200 S. Michigan Ave. The publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines has been looking for new digs since selling its 820 S. Michigan home ...

The Ram Pages: E-readers replacing standard books
Models such as the Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble's Nook have been extremely successful, drawing attention from all types of people for their sleek, compact look and ability to hold 1500 booksat once. But what will happen to actual books when ...

More Americans favoring paying for digital books, movies (report)
ZDNet (blog)
The two digital commodities that seem to be profiting the most from the proliferation of digital content would be books and movies. For example, in 2009, only 28 percent of Americans reported streaming a movie. Now, 42 percent report that they stream ...

Authors Entertain Audience At New London Public Library
By Dirk Langeveld Authors with a longstanding writing group earned applause and laughter on Thursday while sharing their work with an audience. Members of the Still River Writers held the reading at the Public Library of New London. ...

Shelves themselves made of old books
Jackson Clarion Ledger
•Look for books with supple, non-brittle pages, with no mold, mildew or musty odor. •Library sales are a good source of old books, especially nonfiction volumes and paperbacks. Thrift shops, tag sales and even the neighbor's recycle bin are all worth ...

Digital music finally outsells physical media, books look on in alarm ...
By Terrence O'Brien
Digital music finally outsells physical media, books look on in alarm. By Terrence O'Brien posted Jan 5th 2012 6:02PM. Nielsen. That sharp sucking of air you heard at the end of 2010, well, that was the record industry wincing as sales of CDs ...

Numen Books | Directory.ac
By Mr. Wendy Toynton
Numen Books is the publishers of the successful Primordial Traditions series which has been produced since 2005 and have published award wining authors. Numen ... Electronic BookPublishing, BookBaby digitally distributes eBooks from. ...
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Religion Clause: Refusing Pagan Books, School System Is ...
By Howard Friedman
However when Strivelli showed up on Wednesday with Pagan spell books, the school refused to make them available to students, saying that the school district is reviewing its policy because of the complaints it has generated. According to ...
Religion Clause

How to Buy eBooks from an Indie Bookstore - GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
Are you worried that digital books will ruin your favorite independent bookstore? This GalleyCat editor... For everybody else, here are some QR Code Tools for Booksellers, Authors & Publishers–easy ways to share Google eBooks. Green Apple Books ... In our online Nonfiction Book Writing: Master Class starting January 10, you'll workshop your sample chapters or manuscript for submission to agents and learn how to navigate the publishing world with Leslie T. Sharpe. Learn more. ...

Self-Publishing a Craft Beading Book in Full Color at CreateSpace ...
By Joel Friedlander
Self-Publishing a Craft Beading Book in Full Color at CreateSpace by Karen Williams in which she tells the story of her book. ... Post image for Self-Publishing a Craft Beading Book in Full Color at CreateSpace. by Karen Williams. I met Karen ...
The Book Designer

Celebrating Us: Children's Books about Weddings «
By kelstar71
Below, you'll find a list of six multicultural children's books about weddings. Please spread the word about these titles and share them with children you know. And if you know of others, please list them in the comments. Oh, and if you leave a ...

The Passionate Foodie: Authors, Alcohol & Accolades: Volume 3
By Richard Auffrey
The first two books are out, The First Days and Fighting To Survive, and the third book, Siege, is due out in April. These are more realistic zombie novels, with two strong female lead characters, Jenni and Katie, and detail efforts to start a new ...
The Passionate Foodie

This Week In Photography Books – Friedlander
By Jonathan Blaustein
This Week In Photography Books – Friedlander .... In the Picture visit Photo-Eye. Full Disclosure:Books and scans were provided by Photo-Eye in exchange for links back for purchase. by Jonathan Blaustein on January 6, 2012 · 0 comments ...
A Photo Editor

Kindle deals (free books) « Spinetingler
By Brian Lindenmuth
A few Kindle deals for the day. As always with Kindle deals act now. The Cutman by Jack Tunney. This is the second in a series of novellas, Fight Card. They don't have to be read in order. Different writers take on the world of Fight card for ...

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