Tag: ebooks

The wave of the publishing future?

Harlequin, the world’s biggest publisher of romance novels, is going to start making all of its new titles available for download on the Internet – 120 titles a month. Will more “respectable” publishers follow suit?

Internation Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day: The Column

For the past 17 years, my science column (which continues to run weekly in the Regina Leader Post) also ran, at first weekly, then every other week, on CBC Radio’s Afternoon Edition here in Saskatchewan. As of two weeks ago, however, my CBC focus has changed to matters World Wide Webbish.I still write them up …

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Read online or download my YA novel Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star for free

In honour of International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day, I have now posted Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star online in its entirety. Enjoy! This is free to read and to share (non-commercially, of course). If you’d prefer, you can download a PDF version here or a Mobipocket version here. If you do want to share Andy Nebula …

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P-books and e-books

The Saskatchewan Book Awards, honoring the best books by Saskatchewan writers, is coming up on November 30. The short-listed nominees are all worthy, but they’re also all a little old-fashioned, in that they’re all printed on paper. “Paper?” I hear you say. “What else would they be printed on?” To which I reply, who says …

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Here’s a conversation starter for you. “So, do you think e-books will replace p-books?” Of course, you may have to first define your terms. An e-book is an “electronic book,” a book in a computer file format so it can be read on an electronic device, while a p-book is, of course, what you call …

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