Monthly Archives: July 2012

Gazing at the Espresso Book Machine: Silent on a Peak in Darien

On the way to my cousin’s wedding over the past weekend, I passed by my old hometown in Darien, Connecticut and had occasion to visit the town library.  I had been interested in something called the Espresso Book Machine – a large mechanical construct that appears like something out of a science fiction or steampunk…

Basic Information on E-Publishing Platforms – Kindle & Nook

Among the feedback we have received from readers is a request to link to resources and information on the various self-publishing/indie publishing platforms (and also on resources related to e-book formatting).  This week, we post information on two of the most popular e-publishing platforms for indie authors and independent publishers. Name: Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing…

Kobo to Launch Self-Publishing Platform – Writing Life

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I do not own a Kobo e-reader although I know of them. Sort of. They are included among other e-readers in the displays of e-reading devices at Best Buy and Target. But an announcement recently on the Kobo blog made me investigate a little more into Kobo. The announcement was that Kobo would be launching…