Tuesday, July 28, 2009

adventures in book publishing

I am the Arch Enemy of the Rainforests.

That is all. [quiet weeping]

12 comments:

Aerin said...

I'm fairly certain we are your enablers.

ggwritespoetry said...

But you are the heroine of readers everywhere!

Not to mention all your writer groupies!

Rick Daley said...

You are the foundation of the paper recycling industry.

JES said...

Well, here's some rain for you if you think it will help.

CKHB said...

I swear I only print my slush onto recycled paper.

Patricia Stoltey said...

Ever so quietly not weeping, but reading, reading, reading....

pacatrue said...

I blame the dealers (book sellers) and junkies (us), not the poor Columbian farmer just trying to feed her Rally Monkey (you).

Precie said...

Is this a guessing game?

Did you find a printer error that just couldn't be distributed? If so, it's not your fault an extra acre was decimated. ;)

Did you singlehandedly convince R the P not to produce ebook editions? Well, then, maybe...but I'm right there with you...at least until I can justify getting an iPhone (and its Kindle app).

Laurel said...

No worries. We cancel out...I've discovered eBooks.

I live in a borderline Appalachain wasteland of bookstores. The only booksellers within 40 miles (not even interstate miles) are Walmart and the local, not even chain, religious bookstore Sonshine. If I want books without a road trip they will not be the paper variety.

The trees can rejoice! Zero net effect. Breathe deeply with the knowledge that our green leaved CO2 converters are still doing their jobs...

cindy said...

*hugs*

my editor asked me how i felt about electronic revising. i said no. i simply read better from the page.

so i commit this sin with you.

sylvia said...

I hope this isn't related to today's Pub Rants post!

frohock said...

I have the same problem as Laurel, living in a rural area with no good bookstores. Unfortunately, I can't part with paper. Amazon.com loves me, glorifies me, and keeps sending me books so long as that piece of plastic that I'm equally addicted to doesn't quit working . . .

I tried reading an e-book online today and my eyes were watering eight "pages" into it. Also, my highlighter kept messing up my monitor and I couldn't flag the pages with scribbled sticky notes.

Can't . . . give . . . paper . . . up . . .
Teresa