With over a dozen entries so far, the "Book Publishing" category in the left-hand column was becoming too cluttered and difficult to navigate. So, here is an index of all it contained, along with a brief description of each post. To open any one, just click on its title.
AMAZON'S New KINDLE DX...At last, digital reading devices come of age and represent a real threat to printed books.
HOW I GOT TO WRITE BOOKS...and why I'm telling you about my publisher and my adventures with them.
A NEW AUTHOR FINDS A PUBLISHER...FINALLY! What it took to get started.
AT LAST, A BOOK CONTRACT. My long association with Hastings House begins in 1982.
WRITING THAT FIRST BOOK — What it took to bring a dream to reality.
MAKING THE MAPS. My book needed LOTS of maps. Here's how they were made.
HOT OFF THE PRESSES. The first edition of Daytrips from London is out in February 1983, and selling it begins.
TWO MORE BOOKS. In 1984 I get to work on two more titles: Daytrips in Germany and Daytrips in France. And do some freelance work for Air France.
A NEW OWNER, A NEW BOOK — My publisher, Hastings House. gets a new owner in 1985, and I get to do another book.
ADVENTURES IN SCOTLAND: An attempt to expand my London book back in 1986.
DESKTOP PUBLISHING...and how home computers can be used to convert a manuscript into a finished book, complete with printer-friendly book publishing PDF or EPS files.
PRINT ON DEMAND...Is this the future of book publishing? I discuss our experiences with this new technology.
DIGITAL TRAVEL GUIDES...The wave of the future? A modest proposal for a new idea.
AMAZON CONNECT: A new service from Amazon.com that opens a door for dialog between authors and their readers.
GOOGLE'S NEW PEEK INSIDE BOOKS...A knowledge base is born.
EXTRAORDINARY PLACES. I edit a marvelous and timeless guide to the London region by another author.
BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO OLD BOOKS — Digging into the backlist and finding gold.
MY NEW BOOK, PART I. Daytrips Bavaria is now available.
WORDS INTO BOOKS: A description of my do-it-yourself approach to changing raw text into finished books.
A FUN READ. Do Travel Writers Go to Hell? My comments on that controversial new book by Thomas Kohnstamm.
An ASA Story. T.H.E. Hill's humorous tale about super-secretive doings by the ASA in Berlin at the height of the Cold War.
WHITHER BOOK PUBLISHING? A look at where the industry is heading, and some amazing new technologies.
Interested in photography? Check out my "Assisting Avedon" blog.
SO, just what Little Adventure am I up to now in 2013? Why, just the most challenging one of them all! CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT.