New Colored Kindle Coming by Christmas? [Amazon Interested in Color Kindle But Sticking With Regular E-Ink for Now] » TFTS – Technology, Gadgets & Curiosities

Also check out the "Selected Further Reading." So, Amazon managed to sell-out the previous Kindle model, but that simply means they didn’t replenish the stock as they were waiting to launch this new Kindle baby. The new device was made official yesterday evening and boy does it look good from the distance, and has a […]

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Ian McEwan did nothing wrong, say the big-shot novelists. – By Jack Shafer – Slate Magazine

An interesting phenomenon. I think the significance of this is that the famous – and those with deep pockets  - are scrutinized more critically than the rest of us. And the muddle caused by the post-modern attitude toward authorship only throws another bucket of mud in the bog. Ian McEwan ~ Depending on your views of […]

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Word Clouds

My writing pal, Nancy, just alerted me to a bit from the new Poets & Writer's magazine: Wordle Copy a piece of your writing into Wordle, and it will let you know which words you've (consciously or unconsciously) allowed to predominate. Besides that, it makes great visual art of your writing.   Here's a link […]

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The Hugenesss of Literature

“The Diary Of A Madman,” from The Death Of Ivan Ilyich, by Leo Tolstoy   This is an intriguing story – unfinished, by all accounts, and begging in Tolstoy’s way for lengthy elaboration. Still there’s enough her to understand what the writer intended for the story.   Tolstoy begins the story in the form of […]

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