Gnus of the Whirled – No Middle Ground

The Wall Street Journal reports two Kindle tidbits. The first is that the American Association of People with Disabilities and the National Federation or the Blind are raising cane (sic) over Amazon’s limiting of its text-to-speech feature. They were apparently insensed enough to show up at the Authors’ Guild Headquarters to stage a protest. The [...]

Gnus of the Whirled – Upping the eReader Ante

All Things Digital interviewed none other than media mogul Rupert Murdock recently. The publishing giant told the reporter that his techies were mulling a 4-color eReader to enter the competitive fray led by Sony and Amazon. Add to that a similar move by Hearst Publishing and you have some new and unlikely players in the [...]

Mike Silvestri Wins Non Booker Award!!!

Officals of the renowned Non Booker Award for Fiction gave the coveted honor today to author Mike Silvestri for not publishing his first attempt at fiction titled Children of the Clouds. Margaret Atwood, (The Handmaid’s Tale) said, “The wastebasket has evolved for a reason.”  Stephen King (The Stand) was also quoted saying, ” The road to hell [...]