In February 2013, Forest River Press shifted to digital publishing only and is happy to announce its first e-book Thursdays in Yokohama by Wm. Penn, which is now available in Amazon stores around the world. (You can check out the book and sample the first few pages at the Amazon.com Kindle Store here and at the amazon.co.jp store here.)
DON’T HAVE A KINDLE? That’s not a problem. You can download FREE Amazon software so you can read any Kindle store e-book on your home computer (PC or Mac), iPad, smart phone, BlackBerry or other devices. Get the details and the download from Amazon here.
WHAT DO E-BOOKS OFFER THE READER? The ability to have instantaneous and inexpensive reading material at your fingertips. Plus you can declutter your book shelf and help save a few trees in the process. Need that novel or how-to manual NOW? You will have it in two seconds. The best part is that e-books are so reasonably priced. Without having to invest in paper, ink and traditional distribution channels, independent publishers can offer their work at incredibly low prices. There is no way I could have published Thursdays in Yokohama for $3.95 (or ¥387) in a paper version. E-books have turned the traditional publishing world playing field upside down and it’s a whole new ball game for readers and writers alike. Continue reading