TKC 427 Chris Brogan

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Author of  Find Your Writing Voice 

Interview ‪starts at 16:18 and ends at 42:39

I don’t think books are going to evolve, because I think other things are there to take that slack up. And I think that’s okay. The one thing I can tell you is I have a lot of print books in my life, even though I read mostly digital now. Every time I have a print book I always want to be clicking a link or something. I always want to be grabbing some text and dropping it into Evernote. There are a lot of moments where the technology of paper is frustrating to me. And yet, I write on paper every day. I have a paper notebook beside me at all times every day, and I like getting a physical book. I have the new David Eggers, and it’s beautiful. It looks beautiful. It smells nice, and there’s nothing like that. I don’t know. I don’t think the future of books is as cool as we thought it might be. There’s no jet pack. (Photo by Vendela Media)

News

Up to $50 off Kindle eReaders – limited time offer for Prime members

“Amazon Prime Reading gives members even more e-books” by Ben Fox Rubin at CNET – October 5, 2016

“Amazon introduces Prime Reading…and hits a sweet spot for many customers” by Bufo Calvin at I Love My Kindle

“Amazon’s Alexa group is on a massive hiring spree” by Jason Del Rey at Recode – October 1, 2016

Tech Tip

IFTTT recipes for Amazon Alexa

Interview with Chris Brogan

Find Your Writing Voice: How to write more like your amazing self, for books, blog posts, and email by Chris Brogan

Essential Zen Habits by Leo Babauta

Trust Agents and The Impact Equation, by Chris Brogan and Julian Smith

Canva free book covers

Pressbooks

The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth: Entrepreneurship for Weirdos, Misfits, and Word Dominators by Chris Brogan (2014)

Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini

How to Live a Good Life by Jonathan Fields

The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know by Shawn Coyne with introduction by Steven Pressfield

Assassin’s Creed videogames

Heroes of the Frontier by David Eggers

Next Week’s Guest

Tina Pohlman, executive vice president and publisher at Open Road Integrated Media, which is releasing The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell on October 11, 2016

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named “Well, You Needn’t.” This version is “Ra-Monk” by Eval Manigat on the “Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.

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