Articles by a TeleRead Contributor

TeleRead Store: Sony 55″ 4K Ultra HD 120Hz TV on sale for $1,200. E-book display for some? Writing tool, too? Here’s why.

By a TeleRead Contributor
July 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

TeleRead is a site for booklovers, but plenty of us are movie-lovers, too. So here’s something on Amazon to check out—a well-reviewed Sony 55″ 4K Ultra HD 120Hz TV on sale for $1,200, or half off. It has Netflix and Amazon Instant Video built in, among other goodies. Yes, this [...]

Audible’s ‘Stories that Surround You’ Would Surely Persuade You to Read

By a TeleRead Contributor
June 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

Emma Cox Harrowing is the present state of the American reading population. According to a survey conducted by the international Internet-based market research firm YouGov for children’s publisher Scholastic, the number of young American readers who read for fun dropped by almost 10 percent this [...]

Before They Become Movies: 8 Books to Read Right Now

By a TeleRead Contributor
April 1, 2015 // 7 Comments

By Julie Ellis Are you planning your next Kindle download? Are you looking for new books to add to your wish list on Good Reads? If you prefer to read a book before it is made into a movie, now is a good time to adjust your reading list. There are several books that are going to be turned into [...]

One Small Publisher’s Experiences with the Espresso Book Machine from On-Demand Books

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February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Caleb Mason As a small publisher of literary fiction, I am very grateful to have a retail resource like Espresso On- Demand Books. Publerati will have three titles available through the Espresso Book Machine Network this spring, and although there are a number of unique challenges to marketing [...]

The mystery of the book artist continues to inspire

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December 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Article by Colin Mackenzie, owner of The Butterflies In addition to Scotland’s most famous mystery, the Loch Ness monster, the mystery of the amazing book sculpture artist  continues with another magnificent donation. The  artist, who has become an internet phenomenon for their free [...]

Amazon-Hachette: Whose Side Are You On?

By a TeleRead Contributor
July 8, 2014 // 14 Comments

By Laura Resnick The non-disclosure agreement governing the current negotiations between online retail giant Amazon and publishing corporation Hachette sometimes seems about as effective as a gag order in a custody battle between Hollywood celebrities. Hachette has released multiple statements and [...]

How are eReaders affecting our children?

By a TeleRead Contributor
June 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Miles Young Those of us who have been around for a while continue to marvel at the way mobile technology is rapidly becoming a part of everyday life. For today’s young children, however, smartphones and tablets are as basic and intuitive as the household refrigerator. Parents and teachers [...]

How House of Leaves could transform reading (again) on eReaders

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May 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Miles Young Mark Danielewski’s surreal bestseller House of Leaves garnered a lot of attention when it was published in 2000. The strange story of a family that discovers its house is bigger on the inside than on the outside, joined with an unconventional format like no other, causes [...]

How TV is Looking to Novelists for Inspiration

By a TeleRead Contributor
March 27, 2014 // 2 Comments

By Miles Young Game of Thrones. The Walking Dead; if you’ve ever had trouble tearing yourself away from one of these hot TV programs, you understand why critics call today’s menu of tantalizing cable offerings the “New Golden Age of Television.” The shows keep you up past your [...]

Five reasons why you need a professional editor for your novel

By a TeleRead Contributor
February 11, 2014 // 7 Comments

By Jim Dempsey With e-books selling for such low prices and tight profit margins in self-publishing, there’s constant pressure to keep costs down. As a result, authors can be tempted to cut corners in editing and production to save money. That’s risky because the quality of the final product [...]

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