The Dawn of the ePub3 Security Age

Join Me in a Wild West Adventure in Creativity   Dear Readers of the Portia of the Pacific Series, I am creating a new process of distributing enhanced, multimedia eBooks (ePub3) to my readers.  You can be in on the fun. I am teaching a class on developing these new, secure,… Continue reading

New Store and New Preview

I’ve added a new branded store on Amazon, which you can find here (the crowd photo backdrop, by the way, are young folks demonstrating against Boomers, of which I am a member).  As yet, my store doesn’t contain all of my titles, but I’ll add to it soon! In addition,… Continue reading

New Publishing Paradigm at EMRE Publishing

New Publishing Paradigm at EMRE: WAR STORIES ACROSS THE UNIVERSE Enhanced War Stories Readers and artists will be able to get together by supporting the new method of publication at EMRE Publishing, LLC in San Diego.  Raising funds for its first digital and print anthology, the supporters will be able… Continue reading

Fight the Indie Wars with EMRE Publishing

New York Times and Amazon Try to Stop the Rise of Indie Authors Although indie authors who sell eBooks are more popular than their Big Publishing counterparts, they aren’t getting the respect their successful fight should bring.  A recent move by the New York Times Book Review and Amazon’s Kindle… Continue reading

Never Be Ripped-Off By Middlemen Again

I Want to Be Like J. K. How does a billionaire author sell her digital and audio books?  J. K. Rowling, a pretty smart creator of the legendary Harry Potter series, never sold her digital or audio rights to any mainstream publisher.  That’s right, folks, she’s now doing it all… Continue reading

Encouraging Collaboration in Learning

Are you preparing students for job skills required in 2020? Attend our webinar to see how the Embellisher™ Mobile Publishing, Training and Education platform can give you  a way to move your organization’s mobile collaboration and publication systems to a powerful new level. Whether you are in the public or the… Continue reading

Toffler is Dead, but Future Shock Still Exists

If Toffler Had Lived, He Would Have Written About the Fourth Wave After the announcement came last week that author and futurist Alvin Toffler had died, I immediately thought about another expert I knew during my years teaching at the California Institute of Technology.  Dr. Peter Drucker held many conferences… Continue reading

Why Apps + eBooks = Money

Any enterprising person can critically think about how to publish a best-selling book and come up with some very basic premises about how it should be done: The content of the book should be interesting to the specific audience.  Let’s face it, unless you write Gone with the Wind, you’re… Continue reading