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Category Archives: Kindle


Why we’re still curled up with the book

If this were a book I could start at page one. If this were a book there would be print and maybe pictures on paper pages. I could pick it up, carry it to an armchair, flip through it and absently read my way through the beginning, … Read more »

Pinning down the oily fish: ebooks, publishing, and content management

The only editors who haven’t heard about the rise of the ebook must be those who live and work on tiny islands. Specifically, islands that have no access to the internet, libraries, media, messages in bottles or telepathic individuals. The rise of the ebook has been, after … Read more »

Kill Your Darlings No.11 now available through Amazon

Kindle users will be pleased to learn the current issue of Kill Your Darlings is available for purchase. Don’t forget: e-book versions of Issue 11 are also available through Booki.sh, with KOBO coming soon!

The Sad Fate of the Second-hand Bookshop

The lead essay of Kill Your Darlings Issue Five, by Bookseller+Publisher editor-in-chief Matthia Dempsey, considers how online book buying is affecting brick-and-mortar bookshops. Here, Amy Roil casts her mind to the beloved institution of the second-hand bookshop. People watching me scurry past my local second-hand bookshop, hands … Read more »

Inflamed: Chris Flynn on Kindling Torpedo

For the inaugural Killings podcast, I spoke with Torpedo‘s editor, Chris Flynn. Torpedo 7 was released just this week – and it’s only available in non-paper form. Chris caused a stir in local publishing channels by making Torpedo the first literary journal in Australia – and the … Read more »