Wednesday, March 7, 2012

In Case You Missed It!

Articles Discuss Trends in
Electronic Publishing

Anyone interested in the burgeoning trend of e-publishing should check out recent articles in The Horn Book Magazine and The New York Times.

Included in the March/April issue of The Horn Book Magazine, which is themed "Books Remixed: Reading in the Digital Age," publisher Stephen Roxburgh writes in his article titled "The e-Future," "There has never been a more exciting or vibrant time in publishing."

Other illuminating articles included in the special issue of The Horn Book Magazine include "From Touchstones to Touch Screens: The Evolution of a Book Lover" by librarian and writer Ann Dixon and "What Makes a Good Picture Book App?" by Horn Book marketing and editorial assistant Katie Bircher. 

And you can read about Kindle Singles, works of long-form journalism that seek out that sweet spot between magazine articles and hardcover books, in "Miniature E-Books Let Journalists Stretch Legs" by Dwight Garner in The New York Times.