Traditional vs indie publishing

    Part 4: what is meant by vanity publishing, indie publishing, self publishing and traditional publishing, and why should you care?   Let’s face it: self publishing is a dirty term. It has a strong association with vanity publishing; that is, the people who will accept any rotten old manuscript and many thousands of […]

The case for ebooks

    Part 3: the pros and cons of ebooks, as compared to paper books.   One day, I’ll take my grandchildren up into the attic and show them a dusty metallic rectangle stamped with the tarnished logo of the now defunct Sony corporation.* “Kids,” I’ll say to them, “your old grandpa used to listen […]