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Physical Books vs eBooks

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Physical Books vs eBooks

Any book lover knows the excitement of getting stuck into a new book, but the debate over physical books versus ebooks shows no signs of slowing down. Physical books are still outselling ebooks, but only just, and there is a clear weight of feeling on both sides of the debate. We’ve gathered together here some of the advantages and disadvantages of each type. BooksIs there anything nicer than cracking open a brand new book and inhaling that new book smell? Well, yes, actually, and that is: cracking open an old book and getting a whiff of that old book smell!...

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Margaret Atwood Author Profile

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Margaret Atwood Author Profile
In 2019, some thirty-four years after The Handmaid’s Tale won the very first Arthur C. Clarke award for best novel, Margaret Atwood released a sequel called The Testaments, set some fifteen years after the original. It received tremendous critical and commercial acclaim and was joint winner of the Man Books Prize along with Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo. Not bad going for an author pushing eighty years old.

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Don Winslow Author Profile

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Don Winslow Author Profile
There is a moment during The Power of the Dog, the first part in Don Winslow’s outstanding Cartel Trilogy, where one cartel demonstrates their commitment to a very lucrative deal by kidnapping the young children of their nearest rival, a significant figure in the Mexican drug trade, driving them to the site of said deal, which happens to be located on a bridge overlooking a rocky fast moving river, and promptly throwing the screaming children off the bridge to their deaths. It’s harrowing, upsetting, and reminds the reader that no one is safe.

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How to self-publish

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How to self-publish
So, you have something you’ve written, something you’re proud of and want people to see. But what do you do next? You can send it around to your friends but why not aim higher?

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John Green Author Profile

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John Green Author Profile
There was a time where I was something of a snob when it came to teen fiction. John Green changed all that.

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