Kindle writers: Keep ’em hooked, or pay the price

Any good book should keep readers turning pages towards the end, shouldn’t it? Why reward authors who fail to do so? That’s basically what Amazon’s new payment plan for its Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Lending Library programs boils down to. If readers stick with an author’s book ‘til the end, the author will be rewarded. … More Kindle writers: Keep ’em hooked, or pay the price

Physical books are more fun to read than their digital cousins

As an author, I welcome the opportunity to reach a wider audience by publishing in multiple formats, including audio, print and online. But as a reader, I clearly prefer being able to hold a physical book in my hands. Of course, I am biased. I was born in the sixties and fell in love with … More Physical books are more fun to read than their digital cousins