Monthly Archives: May 2011

Nook Goes Touch Screen

Barnes & Noble just announced the newest Nook, a watered-down version of the Nook Color, which will replace the first generation Nook (Wi-Fi) and the second generation (Wi-Fi + 3G). Why might people get excited about this simplified version of … Continue reading

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Web-Fiction Implements Gaming Features in Design

Inspired by my recent feature of Foreworld and interview with Jeremy Bornstein of Subutai, I wrote a blog entry on Gamasutra. It has been my first one in a while, so take a look and give my gaming blog some … Continue reading

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Interview with Jeremy Bornstein from Foreworld

As a follow-up to my Foreworld: The Mongoliad feature, I had the privilege of interviewing Jeremy Bornstein for an in-depth Q&A about the process of working on a project like Foreworld and the team behind its creation. Jeremy, you are the President … Continue reading

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Kobo: How It Compares

The Kobo Wireless eReader is one of the newest eBook readers in the market. With so many eReaders and eBook online platforms out there (Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes & Noble’s Nook and the [oops, we’re sorry about the Playstation Network] Sony … Continue reading

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Foreworld: The Mongoliad – A Community Driven Epic

From up and down the western seaboard comes a team of  multi-talented writers and techies who have set new standards for the art of epic storytelling. Subutai Corporation has been publishing a historical serial fiction that has been growing in audience … Continue reading

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A Smashing Idea for Random House

Near the beginning of last week, entrepreneurial media giant Bertelsmann AG acquired Smashing Ideas for its Random House publishing division. Random House, as the largest English-language publishing company in the world, needs no introduction, but here’s a little about Smashing … Continue reading

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The Book Patch: Self-Publishing Has Never Been Easier

The writing community has many web-tools at its disposal, but for project management, remote collaboration, and distribution, no tool is more convenient than The Book Patch (TBP). I had the chance to play around with the website, and the privilege of talking with its creator, … Continue reading

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