Smashwords to Distribute to Mobile Apps

Raise your hands if you have a smart phone loaded with apps. Now raise your hands if you have no idea what I’m talking about. Smart phones, tablets and other devices are taking the world by storm, but I know a lot of people who don’t have one. My mother, for example. So I thought…

Google E-Books Explained

In an effort to rival Amazon, Google has started their own ebook store. The new endeavor launched December 6th with more than three million titles available, though many of those are public domain books. Not that that’s a bad thing. I’m all for the classics moving into the digital age. eBook formats include Android, Sony,…

Color E-books

While many of the current ebook publishers shy away from images in the body of your manuscript, or even discourage them, ala smashwords, Barnes & Noble has obviously decided that colored pictures are the way to go. By abandoning the e-ink and going to LCD screens, the new color Nook makes image rich ebooks user…