So you want to write a children's book?
As a publisher, I subscribe to a lot of book publishing and marketing newsletters. Yesterday, I received the following email from two of those newsletters: Ever wanted to write a children’s book? If so, publishing your work as an e-book on Amazon’s Kindle platform is a great way…
Do non-interactive books do a better job of encouraging literacy than interactive books?
A recent study by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center seems to indicate that they do. The study found that when parents and children read together, children recall significantly more details when reading print books or regular, non-enhanced ebooks than they do when reading interactive ebooks. In addition, children engage with…
Digital World 1990
Twenty years ago, I attended a conference in Monterey, California, organized by Seybold and called “Digital World 1990.” The conference was intended to address the rapid technological changes affecting publishing, computer gaming, movies, and other media industries, and the coming convergence of technologies. I’ve attended other conferences, but that…