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7 Free Online Tools for Writers and Authors

BY Martin Cavannagh “All you need to be a writer is a pen and paper,” is something you might say if you’re one of those smug savants who can just sit down and write an entire novel longhand. But for the rest of us? Well, we can take all the help...

9 Reasons Why We All Need Accessible Ebooks

Books are designed to be read—but can your books be read by everyone? New accessibility (A11Y) EPUB3 standards open the door to many underserved populations. Kevin Callahan offers 9 reasons why conforming to A11Y standards is the right thing to do.

Un-box the Magic of Book Box Subscription Services

Book box subscription services satisfy boutique-minded audiences. Author Jesikah Sundin explains how to reach readers in search of independently created, physical items. It may be the Digital Age, but brown paper packages tied up in string are still many people’s favorite thing.
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Librarians Say Kids Prefer Physical Books

During the “I’m a Librarian – Ask Me Anything” panel at today’s Launch Kids conference at Digital Book World 2016, librarians and literacy advocates discussed kids’ preference for physical books, and the role of ebooks as supplementary reading material. The talk was moderated by Carol Fitzgerald, president of The Book Report...