Month: April 2010

Frequently asked questions — how do I protect my work’s copyright?

I receive a lot of e-mail from aspiring authors, mainly because of the popularity of my guide to getting a book published, and to a lesser degree my…

100 meters of humanity

For the 100-meter-long photo of which the detail above is a part Simon Hoegsberg shot one-hundred seventy-eight people, “in the course of twenty days from the same spot…

How to pick a typeface: The flowchart

You could do worse. Click the detail to view the entire chart at inspiration lab.

Who was Phillipa Fallon?

I linked to this video on Friday, but it’s so hep it kept calling out to be embedded here. The scene is from the movie High School Confidential….

Spamming Amazon

Via Slashdot: In recent months a flood of so-called books have been appearing in Amazon’s catalog. VDM Publishing’s imprints Alphascript and Betascript Publishing have listed over 57,000 titles,…

Two views of the future of book publishing

. . . in one pretty cool video. Read an interview with the creator.

“It’s only books and shelves . . .

. . . but I like it.” That’s the title of a story in the Independent about Keith Richards’ forthcoming book Life, in which he confesses he would…