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Why eBooks might well save the publishing industry

May 4, 2014 12:53 pm2 comments
Why eBooks might well save the publishing industry

For years, people have been worrying and yelling about how the publishing industry is going to pot, thanks to the evil rise of technology. But maybe it’s time to drop the drama and calm down. The rise of eBooks in the 21st Century is not going to kill off the […]

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The Bitcoin Revolution: Brilliant or dangerous?

January 23, 2014 3:10 pm0 comments
The Bitcoin Revolution: Brilliant or dangerous?

The current acceptance of the online currency ‘bitcoin’ is divided. This week, it was declared that Cumbria University would allow payment for tuition fees in bitcoins. What makes this cyber-currency so attractive, yet also unsettling, for so many organisations? Is the bitcoin truly as good as it sounds, or could […]

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Where Are the New Frontiers in Fiction?

January 10, 2013 4:37 pm1 comment
Where Are the New Frontiers in Fiction?

‘Original material is a topic that concerns all aspects of the arts.’ Ideas, concepts, styles and genres are so quickly taken-up, run-ragged and exhausted in the high-tech age. It’s depressing to think that whatever you’re doing, someone has probably already done it better. But such a defeatist viewpoint isn’t helpful. […]

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Independent Publishing – Where Now?

November 12, 2012 7:25 pm2 comments
Independent Publishing – Where Now?

  A chill winter is hitting the world of publishing, as though Narnia’s White Witch came trundling past leaving doomsdayers and naysayers petrified. Willfully deluded optimists (such as myself) are citing that the freedoms of epublishing will revolutionise the industry and overthrow the giant sloths who have trapped us in […]

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