Check out this 2010 Survey of Book Buying Behavior, especially the section on electronic books and piracy at the end. And this article about electronic books and libraries in the UK is also very interesting.
My last post could have been a monster, if I’d tried to tackle all the issues relating to eBooks, piracy and the future of books and authors. I was responding to two things, Robert’s post and the two old blokes I met at a party. Robert’s post was in response to the idea that ‘one […]
Like many authors and people interested in the future of books and publishing, I have been reading a lot of articles and blog posts about eBooks, piracy and such lately. I’m the sort who prefers good sturdy statistical facts and predictions grounded in reality by people familiar with the industry, over wishful thinking and doomsday […]
This week I’m having my last giveaway, and the books that are up for grabs are Turkish editions of the Black Magician Trilogy: I have two sets of to give away. Leave a comment saying you’d like a set. I’ll email you to get your address, then sign the books and send them off. It […]
From left to right: Chris, me, Michael and Jan. I had a lovely time at 3CR today. Chris Ritter interviewed me first, and we could easily have filled the whole half hour. But then I’d have missed out on hearing Jan talking with Michael Wagner about his new book for teens – which sounds like […]