I am an author who loves traditional books, who wasn't so sure about this whole Kindle thing. Then my husband got one, and I thought it was really cool and bought a couple books on it. When I was able to take a trip and carry six books in one little device, I loved it.
Now, as an author (Midge Raymond, FORGETTING ENGLISH), I have a whole new appreciation for the Kindle: My publisher (Eastern Washington University Press) just closed its doors, and I'm not sure what the fate of the print version is. The great thing about the Kindle is that, fortunately, my book never has to go "out of print." (And, it saves a lot of trees.)
I know EWU Press isn't the only university press that felt the pressure of the current economy -- I'd love to hear how other "orphaned" authors are doing!
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