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why are some publishers publishing e-books on paper?

After talking about the opening of the paperless BiblioTech library last week, I thought you may like to read about publisher Arthur Attwell of Paperight in Capetown in South Africa who publishes e-books on paper. “….we’re putting ebooks back on paper, … Continue reading

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what’s a library without any printed books?

In today’s BBC News online there’s an article about a new paperless library opening in the summer in Bexar County, Texas, in the United States. “… Bexar County’s so-called BiblioTech is a low-cost project with big ambitions. Its first branch will … Continue reading

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what is editing – glossing over a few cracks or a full-blown makeover?

My sister is visiting  at the end of the week – yeh hey  She’ll be sleeping in my daughter’s old bedroom. The thing is, the room looked pretty shabby so I decided to give it a bit of a freshen … Continue reading

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Is the novella making a comeback?

When it comes to books I keep reading that bigger is better and shorter, as in a novella, is inferior and unpopular: “For me the word denotes a lesser genre. If you pitch a book to a bookseller as a … Continue reading

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Do writers have a social responsibility to contribute to and change the world they live in?

Writers tell stories. And good writers tell good stories well. Our very own guest blogger, Ruth Hunt, asks if this is enough. Should writers also have a social responsibility? What do you think? Whether you are a writer or a … Continue reading

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