Writing

How An Irreverant Penmonkey Got a Traditional Girl to Read a Book on a Screen

This is the story of how a girl who recently lamented the impending death of the bookmark came to read a book on a screen. A self-published book. I know. Today's post comes from the perspective of a reader, and over the past two days I've been happily reading the short story collection Irregular Creatures by Chuck Wendig. A… Continue reading How An Irreverant Penmonkey Got a Traditional Girl to Read a Book on a Screen

Books, Fluff, Writing

On the Death of the Bookmark

There's constant discussion flying around regarding the end of the printed book era.  Electronic books, we've been told, are beginning their coup to take over the world the market.  Brick and mortar book sellers are sinking fast, and pushing their own technology by placing overly-friendly (hypnotized?) e-book-lovers right up front as you walk inside. The demise of the printed page is… Continue reading On the Death of the Bookmark