We’ve all experienced that feeling of disappointment that comes with downloading a new update that feels more like a downgrade. Once upon a time, YouTube didn’t advertise before each video. There was a time when Snapchat didn’t give people the means to incessantly vomit rainbows.
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These days, not everyone starts off with a book deal. Some do, but that’s a rarity. What is more likely is for the writers of today to self-publish or have their works moderated online by like-minded communities or to write a blog online. Who says that isn’t getting published, though?
In a market currently dominated by Android and Apple iOS, Windows Phone has been pushed aside. But the end of 2013 saw Microsoft’s market share increase as Windows Phone claimed the title of the fastest growing smartphone platform, and it has been predicted that in three years Microsoft will overtake Apple. It has been a while,… Read more »
Anyone who’s ever tried to get their typography right knows that mobile OSes are a nightmare. You could be pretty confident that the font you liked best on iOS would default to something horrible on Android, but until now, just trying to figure out which fonts are supported on which platform has been a guaranteed… Read more »
If you want to sell a book that you have written, whether through a publisher or independently, then you will almost certainly need an ISBN. You’ve definitely seen one before, even if you didn’t know what you were looking at. The problem is, with digital books becoming more prevalent in the book market, you don’t… Read more »
Here we go again. Once more, statistics showing that ebook sales have slowed down in the last year have the industry shouting out that the only logical explanation must be that the print format is regaining it’s former glory and momentum as the champion of the written novel. I don’t know how to put this,… Read more »
If you are an author or a publisher, you don’t really want to be classifying yourself in either of these two categories. Because it either means that you are literally dead, or ‘literary’ dead. Wordplay is fun. Continuing from the last blog post, ‘Authors Who Play Dead’ and ‘Dead Authors’ are now up for discussion.
I thought we could spend the next two blogs discussing this multi-post article by Rob Eagar from Digital Book World, classifying and discussing the four types of authors in the world: Unsuccessful Authors, Successful Authors, Authors Who Play Dead and Dead Authors. There, that simple. The end.