Category Archives: Technology

The Identity Crisis of eBooks, Writers, and Writing

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Google Glass: Is an App Store for Memories Just Around the Corner?

Google Glass is Google’s latest awesomely terrifying innovation. It’s basically a pair of dorky glasses that function as a high-definition video camera wherever you go. The footage you record can be shared virtually with friends, in real-time. Friends who you … Continue reading

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Is the Final Draft Dead?

I wrote a lot of this in my car, because I have a smartphone, so now I can talk sternly to it and, magically, those incantations are turned into text. I’ve tried this method to write blog posts before, but … Continue reading

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Why All Writers Have to Love Technology

The other day, I got in an argument with my friend over a recent article about what a few start-ups were doing to nonfiction books. Well, “argument” is being generous. More like four exhaustive Facebook posts written by two tired … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Click Your Book?

Books. Engrossing vessels of unparalleled knowledge, learning, and experience… or obsolete hunks  of text that can’t hope to compete in an era of relentlessly over-stimulated people? The question struck me when I was reading Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run recently. I like … Continue reading

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Print Books Aren’t Dying, But They’re Definitely Changing

It’s a new year. We’re humans, so we love the endless art of speculation. If you’re a writer, an avid reader, or both, there’s probably one big question on your mind in particular: are print books going to stick around … Continue reading

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Why Instagram Selling Your Photos is a Lot Worse Than You Think

Let’s be fair: it’s not clear if Instagram is actually going to sell user photos anymore. And if you’re not on the Instagram train, let’s be clearer: Instagram is a mobile-based, photo-sharing service that’s popular because… well… it makes your … Continue reading

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