News on ebooks, writing and photography
Ebooks are not ‘stupid’ – they’re a revolution
When Armand Nourry, the head of Hachette publishing company, blurted that ebook is a stupid product because it only replicates the print product, he didn’t know the scale of the storm he had created. Here is a level-headed response to Mr Nourry.
What Makes Good Travel Writing?
Amateur Traveler Chris Christensen
The article features so many valuable, timeless pieces of advice that every aspiring travel writer should read it.
6 reasons why an ebook reader is better than a book
Everything about ebooks
This article was written before the famous “ebooks are stupid” remark, but it points out how many ways the digital product improves the reading experience.
10 Ways to Overcome Lonely Writer Syndrome
Writing is a lonely job, but someone has to do it. In addition to tips mentioned in the article, I warmly recommend field trips every once in a while to research a topic for a planned book.
The Gems of Nice and the French Riviera
It is time to start planning that vacation, and the Riviera coast in France is a legendary destination.
20 More Photography Tips Every Travel Photographer Must Know
Digital Photography School
Visiting local markets and rising early to photograph how a city (or wherever you happen to be) are my two favorite tips out of 20 listed in the article.
The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2018
The Write Life
100 web sites that were recommended by the readers of the Write Life blog.
Science’s pirate queen
A fascinating (long) story of a Russian idealist who believes scientific information should be free, but Elsevier disagrees. She is the person behind Sci-hub. Although the sites have been shut down, she says she has backups for returning everything online.