Category Archives: Technology

E-Reading Still On the Rise

Scott William Carter   January 16, 2014  

Via Digital Bookworld, Pew Research finds that E-Reading Is Still On the Rise: More Americans own a dedicated e-reading device like a Kindle Paperwhite or Kobo Aura HD than ever before, according to new data from the Pew Internet & American Life project. This despite flat sales growth for e-reader sales in the U.S. overall as more Americans opt for cheap,… Read more »

Not Every Blog Needs a Comment Section. In Fact, Most Might Do Better Without Them

Scott William Carter   December 30, 2013  

Think the comment sections on YouTube videos are the cesspools of the Internet? You’re not alone. The AP has an interesting article up on the steps some sites, including YouTube, are taking to curb the rampant vile behavior you often find on comment sections across the Internet: “Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL CAPS. Top… Read more »

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (for Writers)

Scott William Carter   December 24, 2013  

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (for Writers) (an arrangement by Scott William Carter) ‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the publishing house Not an editor was stirring, not even an intern’s mouse All the contracts were done by the lawyers with care In the hopes that poor writers would see them as fair Then what to editors’ bleary… Read more »