Monthly Archives: March 2012

Indie Promotion

Dear reader, It is Monday again. This makes it Indie Promotion time. Today: Benny and the Bank Robber 2: Doctor Dad by Mary C. Findley. Ebook Short Description: With Jeremy Carlisle freed from prison and the promise of an exciting future together in marriage to his mother, Benny Richardson is sure there can be no more trouble in his life. But simple… (more…)

Featured quote

“It is not true we have only one life to live. If we can read, we can live as many lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.” – S.I. Hayakawa

Smashwords’ Read an e-book week

Join the fun! Read an e-book! Many of them are for free during this week on Smashwords, others are priced down! Bactine‘s price is cut in half for instance; this week only $1.50, when you check out with coupon code REW50. Go have a look, you won’t be disappointed.

How green are e-books?

Dear reader, On another website ( I found this image, which is quite an eye-opener with respect to the cost and energy needed to make paper books compared to e-books. Have a look at it and be surprised. (It’s behind the cut, to spare the readers who are on RSS feeds etc.)

Barnes & Noble planning to open a Dutch ebook store

via TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics by Paul Biba From a Google translation of an article on the Dutch site Ereaders: The American bookstore chain Barnes & Noble (B & N) plans to deploy a Dutch ebook store to open andstart selling on the Nook-ereader. B & N is in discussion with Central Book House on a link for Dutch digitalbooks to sell. Also state B & N recently registered with the Chamber of Commerce.According to Mathijs Suidman, Manager of Product Management of the Central Book House, B & N as well as other parties such as… (more…)

Writer’s Café – And now what?

Dear reader, and (hopefully) user of Writer’s Café. Let us look at the stage where you have (sort of) finished your writing, and you are ready to take the next step. After all, you did not write your masterpiece to let it sit in Writer’s Café, did you? Writer’s Café saves all its information in a specific file format which… (more…)