Morning Roundup: What e-books looked like 20 years ago

What eBooks Looked Like 20 Years Ago (The Digital Reader)Morning Roundup
The Kindle is widely regarded as being responsible for igniting the ebook era, but the idea had been around for at least 30 years before the Kindle launched in November 2007.
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Is There Such a Thing as an American Novel? (Boot Riot)
The Great American Novel is like Moby Dick, the whale, not the book. Ever since the phrase was coined in 1867 as a marketing ploy to sell Rebecca Harding Davis’ Waiting for the Verdict,  it has stirred the Ahab in every author wedged between the shining seas. It haunts their dreams, stalks their waking hours. They want it. They crave it. They must conquer it.
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Camp NaNoWriMo is Now Open (GalleyCat)
Are you going to take the Camp NaNoWriMo challenge this month? To help GalleyCat writers with the novel writing the challenge, we’ve rounded up three year’s worth of writing advice in a single post.
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HP Slate 7 Android Tablet Review (Good e-Reader)
The HP Slate 7 is the company’s first tablet offering since the ill-fated HP TouchPad. This is a mid-range device that has hit the market for $180.00 in the US and Canada. The hyping factors about this tablet include the fact it comes with Beats Audio, though it is largely average with most of its specs. How does it stack up against the competition and is it a worthy investment?
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Kindle Daily Deals: “Murder at La Fenice” by Donna Leon (and 3 others)

About Joanna Cabot (1595 Articles)
"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."

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