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Live Writer blogging editor may be open-sourced: What a great writing tool for the masses—IF libraries and others will act!
July 27, 2015 | 6:28 am

Live_Writer_2011Microsoft’s Live Writer is the WYSIWYG blogging editor used to write many of the posts you see on TeleRead. No, Live Writer isn't perfect. It clutters up our server with duplicate images; so we may compose in LW but add photos later via WordPress. Still, this is just the ticket for people like TeleRead Editor Chris Meadows and me who want to crank out lots of copy. Furthermore, Live Writer could be even more useful for folks on the wrong side of the digital divide with slow Internet connections, which bog down composition online. Live Writer works offline for uploads later to WordPress, Blogger, Live Journal, TypePad and...

Kobo Writing Life Adds New E-Book Creation Tools
July 23, 2013 | 3:06 pm

Kobo Writing LifeDigital Book World is one of several outlets reporting that Kobo had added new e-book creation tools to its Writing Life platform. The report claims more than 17,000 authors have already published with Kobo's program. What they've added is an online WYSIWYG creation tool which simplifies creating and editing books. An intriguing development! More in the press release....

Meet The People’s E-Book … and join the artist e-book revolution!
February 8, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Regardless of the fact that I've been covering the digital publishing beat for the past six months or so, my journalism career actually has its origins in the decidedly low-tech world of DIY independent publishing. (I got my start, believe it or not, by reviewing records for a New York City-area punk-rock fanzine when I was still in high school. Thanks Jim!) So I was quite naturally excited when I opened an email the other day from one Greg Albers, the publisher of Hol Art Books, a small press dedicated to the visual arts and digital publishing. Albers was reaching out to bring me...

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