Posts Tagged ‘writers’

A Very Literary Halloween

In Off-Topic on October 26, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Halloween is just around the corner, so I thought it was only appropriate to have a little party here at pinionpost. I invited my very best dead friends and told them to come dressed to the nines.


Edgar Allan Poe as Burt Reynolds

“Quoth the raven, ‘It’s funny because it’s bigger than a normal hat’.”

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Books will survive, even if publishers don’t

In O'Pinions on April 23, 2012 at 8:13 pm

A Picture of an eBookLast week an editorial by Mark Coker was posted on CNN.com, ominously titled ‘A dark day for the future of books,’ about how the Department of Justice recently charged Apple and five large publishers* with conspiring to raise the price of eBooks – and how a ruling against these behemoths could have unintended consequences that hurt publishers and (as the title portends) cast a dark shadow over the future of books themselves. Read the rest of this entry »