Ebook news digest: Internet improves writing, travel can be political, two approaches to travel writing

Tavira, Portugal: a non-digital nomad in a park
A writer taking notes in a park in Algarve, Portugal

News on ebooks, writing and self-publishing

Is the Internet Making Writing Better?

The New Yorker examines linguist Gretchen McCulloch’s new book “Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language”. The review concludes: Yes, the … Read the Story

Scribd provides digests of nonfiction books for readers who have subscription

Boyue Likebook Mimas e-reader/writing tablet

Scribd is an online ebook service that lets people read as many books as they have time to (certain restrictions apply)after they have paid a monthly subscription fee. The difference between this service and many other book subscription services is that … Read the Story

Ebook news digest: audiobooks, remote work, business of writing, Instagram for writers

book, phone, headphones, on bed
Photo by Konstantin Dyadyun.

News on ebooks, writing and business of publishing

Instagram for Writers

Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog shares tips for writers who are trying to use Instagram for marketing. An interesting piece of information about Instagram: if you achieve 1% engagement (people … Read the Story