The social networks are buzzing about the demise of the publishing industry. Some claim that eBooks have overtaken printed books in sales. We’ve all heard from both sides and you can’t find a discussion on LinkedIn that doesn’t tap into this thread.
I’ve recently completed a stint as a volunteer for the Miami Book Fair International, the largest book fair in the country. This eight-day literary party was amazing on many levels. First, it takes place in Miami. As a resident of Miami I can say that Miami is not the most literate and book wielding city in the country. To see hundreds of thousands of people lining-up to celebrate books is mind-blowing. People from all corners of the globe, of all ages, from all races, congregate to talk about—BOOKS. Continue reading “Is the Traditional Book Dead? by Jim Devitt”
Today, Vickie Washuk shares a sneak peek of Volume 2 of her series of the war diaries written by her great grandmother detailing both her personal and historical experience living in London during the World War ll London Bombing Blitz. If you missed the sneak peek of Volume 1, you can read it here.
Imagine yourself seeing hundreds of Messerschmitt war planes overhead and hearing the explosion of bombs being dropped around you. Wondering if this is the day one will fall on your house. Ruby Side Thompson’s personal diary was written during the terrifying World War Two London Blitz. Her diary is a true and detailed account of what she experienced during that horrific time. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.Continue reading “Sneak Peek: WW II London Blitz Diary Volume 2”