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Earning Credits for More Books – Worldreader

From the Worldreader blog: Meet Daniel Owusu, a 14-year-old junior high school student in Worldreader’s iREAD program. Daniel lives with his family on a farm in the tropical forest near the village, which makes for a long walk to school. He is the only one of the six children in his family to have a Kindle, and he loves it… (more…)


Eschew Surplusage

A few of Mark Twain’s rules for writing: A tale shall accomplish something and arrive somewhere. The episodes of a tale shall be necessary parts of the tale, and shall help develop it. The personages in a tale shall be alive, except in the case of corpses, and that always the reader shall be able to tell the corpses from… (more…)


How SOPA and PIPA affect Authors and their Readers

Shared from Indie Books List I suppose you’ve seen all the posts on SOPA/PIPA today. You’ve noticed that Google has a blacked out logo, and that Wikipedia went dark in protest.  We considered going dark today, but we had authors that we had already informed of posting. Instead, we are choosing to educate authors and readers on what this means… (more…)


Kizuna: Fiction for Japan – help Japanese orphans

Found this on the Moorcock website.  Dated August 11, 2011, but the links still work and the cause is still important.   Edited by Brent Millis Kindle ebook: $9.99 Print version: TBA       The earth shook. The waters rose. Japan cried out… And we listened. After the devastating earthquake, people from all over the world have found ways… (more…)


WorldReader

A blogpost on TheDigitalReader about “World Reader“ drew my attention. What is WorldReader? E-readers and e-books. They are normal things for us, for many among us they are daily goods. WorldReader wants to use them to change the world. Using e-readers and e-books, they want to educate the people who usually are not able to get to this kind of information,… (more…)