Monday Morning Coffee – 10 August 2020
Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.
- The Bookseller has been sold.
- Jamie Lee Gray asks whether social media is really necessary for authors.
- Dave Chesson has a few tips on what authors can write on their blogs.
- I do not know why Wired continues to try to cover cutting edge ebook tech; they are simply terrible at it.
- Kate Reed Petty looks at how book events might change when they adapt to being online.
- It turns out that Hemingway was no more immune to copyeditors introducing errors into his work than any other author.
- Pretty soon you will be able to use a bot to generate image descriptions.
- Your novel may be bad, but at least Gene Weingarten didn’t call it "The Worst Novel in the English Language".
- Erin Davis explores the gendered language used to describe men’s and women’s bodies in books.
- Journalist goes looking for quack cures on Amazon, and is shocked to find them.
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