I was reading the blog of a writer friend of mine, Karen Gowen, this evening. She was discussing piracy. She posted a link to a site, Torrenz, which tracks pirated downloads of a book.Firstly, I wanted to share this site with you, and secondly write down my mixed emotions about book piracy.When I … [Read more...]
Digital – the new garlic bread?
It's an old joke, 'Garlic bread - it's the future.'At the London Book Fair I sat through two seminars on the future of publishing. First one was a prediction for 2020 (=digital) and the second a discussion on what's free in the new digital age and where the money is going to be made. Everyone agreed … [Read more...]