Bookstores: Ada’s Technical Books in Seattle

Bookstores: Ada’s Technical Books in Seattle

Find my books at Ada’s Technical Books In the early 2000s, a blusterous tech guy I knew in Seattle went to work for Amazon. Shortly afterwards, I had coffee with my old friend, and he proceeded to tell me how the future of books was Amazon and ebooks. Therefore,...
Poem: Station

Poem: Station

Maria Hummel’s book House And Fire was the winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize, 2013. “Station” is a pantoum, a Malay verse form, imitated in French and English, consisting of quotations. by Maria Hummel Days you are sick, we get dressed...
In Search of Doors: V.E. Schwab

In Search of Doors: V.E. Schwab

A simply marvelous Tolkien Lecture by the wonderful writer Victoria Schwab. Schwab speaks of J.K. Rowling, Neil Gaiman, Susanne Clarke and so many more writers who have my world astonishing, more hopeful and yes, stranger as well. I truly enjoyed every moment of this...
Kindle Scout Success Story: Ned Hayes

Kindle Scout Success Story: Ned Hayes

Highlights: Ned Hayes Ned Hayes was a part-time author of historical fiction when he got the idea for The Eagle Tree. The novel was so different from his previous work that he feared nobody but him would like it. He decided to submit the novel to Kindle Scout – a...
Bookstores: Amazon’s Bookstores

Bookstores: Amazon’s Bookstores

If you are a connoisseur of bookstores, like I am, then you might find this to be an unusual post, because despite my previous posts praising the shining stars of the indie book world — mainstays like Kepler’s in Silicon Valley, Powell’s in Portland,...