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by danielguiteras
March 12th, 2010, 3:18 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Avoiding the info-dump
Replies: 13
Views: 3979

Re: Avoiding the info-dump

When I read your post I immediately thought of Michael Crichton's novel Airframe. Crichton needs to bring the reader up to speed on some technical airplane information quickly. So uses the main character who is an expert on airplanes and maintenance, to explain to the CEO's nephew—who is new to the ...
by danielguiteras
December 10th, 2009, 10:34 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: The Internet and Background Research for Writing
Replies: 12
Views: 2662

Re: The Internet and Background Research for Writing

Marilyn, Unfortunately I don't have a website and all my photos were taken with film (remember that stuff?) As far as the indians go, I'm sure their history is rich with detail. However I did not experience it while visiting. Instead I found a rundown town that seemed quite poor. The Indians that ru...
by danielguiteras
December 10th, 2009, 2:44 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: The Internet and Background Research for Writing
Replies: 12
Views: 2662

Re: The Internet and Background Research for Writing

Marilyn- I've taken the trip down to havasupai 4 times, twice by foot, twice by horse. It's an amazing place to visit. As far as research goes, I couldn't do it without the internet. In my first novel I needed to place a character in an airport that I had never visited. A quick visit to the airport'...
by danielguiteras
December 9th, 2009, 6:49 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Apple Tablet Rumor: Publishers get 70%?
Replies: 7
Views: 1828

Re: Apple Tablet Rumor: Publishers get 70%?

Whenever Apple finally gives us the tablet, they will own e-publishing. This is because Apple has the mindset and clout (from reinventing the music business model) to propose and negotiate deals publishers have not even considered. And of course, Apple will sell the coveted eBook device too.
by danielguiteras
December 8th, 2009, 12:22 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 182905

Re: Ask Nathan

Nathan, Thanks so much for adding the forums! (DG from your blog comments here) Anyway... With all the discussion on you blog last week about e-books and e-book publishing it got me thinking: Do you expect to see a rise in the number of authors who don't self publish in the usual way, POD or the 1,5...