Category Archives: eBooks

Frankenwho and a What, Now?

First came Frankenfont, now Frankenstein remixed! Once again, I need to get a fancy friend to loan me their iPad so that I can check out what looks like a beautiful new interpretation of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece. Frankenstein is a perfect candidate for adaptation, especially into new media, for obvious reasons. I mean, the whole […]

Pro Tools for the Drafting Process

So it’s September and I’m still here, as promised. Somehow I can’t make this writing thing go any faster than it wants to. I’m trying to channel my anxiety into the work, using it to speak metaphorically about the pace of online vs. offline life and the tensions inherent therein. But mostly I just feel […]

The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book

I think Kevin Kelly, technology seer and Wired magazine founder, is brilliant, even if now and again his observations sound like something your crazy uncle might say after a little too much whiskey (that’s a compliment, Uncle Jack!). Today he’s expounding on the difference between books of yore and reading in the future: The primary […]

It’s Bloomsday! Get Your James Joyce On.

In more literary classics news, today – June 16th – is Bloomsday, the single day during which the action of James Joyce’s Ulysses takes place. Not having read Joyce’s stream-of-consciousness novel since high school, I got a little refresher on the topic (from Wikipedia, of course), where I was reminded that Ulysses was actually first […]