Tag: microsoft word

by Carla King

When writers first exchanged pen and paper for word processing systems we didn’t realize how firmly it put us on the path toward self-production and self-publishing. The jury’s still out on whether the creative process was altered for better or worse. Marshall McLuhan, an early media pundit, recognized back in 1962 how “the divorce of […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Indie publishers respond to the DOJ’s e-books case  (The Atlantic) 2. The future of reading: paper or e-readers? (The State Journal-Register) 3. Can e-books save the news industry? (San Francisco Chronicle) 4. Used digital books may be a reality soon […] more »