Book Publishing

Does buying eBooks mean we must sell our soul to Big Brother?

Akasha epub logoDoes buying an electronic book make you into a pawn of big brother, who knows your every book purchase, can delete any book you purchase on a whim, and can change what the books say at any time? A few years ago Richard Stallman (the famous open source advocate) wrote essentially that warning against electronic books.

Illegitimate download sites and digital books and seeing my book available for free download

I have written a book, Node Web Development (available through the publisher, or amazon.com), and have a blog http://nodejs.davidherron.com/ that's in part meant to promote the book as well as write about Node.js and thereby get some attention to myself and indirectly the book.  One strategy

Self-publishing made easy online

Self-publishing made easy online is about a service from blurb.com that lets people easily write and publish their own books. The books can be just for your own use, or sold through the blurb.com online bookstore.

The books in question can't be sold through regular stores .. because they do not currently offer ISBN's.