Kumbaya My Friend, Kindle Aye?
Whilst l am not new to Kindles and eBook reading – it’s not often a past time l am involved in, however l discovered an App where upon l could download eBooks into my PC – yeah yeah yada yada l know many of you already know/knew of such a thing – but l love the weight of a good book in my hands, the smell of an old book stirs me up, where as an eBook doesn’t have the same effect … not the content, no, just the techy side to it — BUT l have to concede to saying l do so admire the efficiency of the Kindle.
I can’t take my Desktop with me, l don’t have a Smart Phone in fact l am under the belief that my Doro 1360 is fast becoming as thick as two short planks considering it loses its charge within 24 hours and l must bite the bullet and get myself a newer model … which as luck will have it secured itself to me today in the form of an Alcatel Mel of Caramel will understand this brand all too well as we were discussing these phones quite recently strangely enough. My mother had one which was too complicated for her and gave it to me still in its box. Problem solved.
Suze uses a Smart phone and everything is done through it – but l am an old fashioned Imperial measurements guy, so it’s literally boring basics for me .. and yet l am starting to really, truly, madly deeply understand and appreciate the wonders of the Kindle. We are becoming buddies!
I have read several books of Suze’s on her Kindle – yes it’s not mine it belongs to her, but she is having a very hard time parting me from it now! I guess she has perhaps 60 books on it and l read all those when l stayed with her in 2013/14 for a few weeks in that time and then started reading hard copied books again.
However, currently l am reading a book by Paula of Light Motifs II titled Bettina’s Bonus which is a wonderful book and l love the style that Paula writes in [Yes that is a plug of her book – but hey why not?] I also read another of Paula’s titled Going Dark which was seriously smooth reading – so if you are looking for a nice ride and read on either pick them up and help out a blogger.
All that aside, l am now starting to use both the Kindle and my new found App for the PC and start doing some more eBook reading and buying from a few more of you lovely writers … but l have a few questions hence the creation of this post…
How popular are audio versions of eBooks?
How many of my own readership read both eBooks and listen to audio eBooks?
Do you have a Kindle or do you read eBooks from other devices and if so what are they?
How many use the App which downloads to other digital hardware?
How many eBooks do you have and how many do you actually read in comparison to how many you have in Kindle storage?
Finally … to those whom have written and published eBooks of their own …
How well do your eBooks sell?
Are they easy to create from manuscript to actual eBook?
How many eBooks do you publish for sale yearly?
Yes, a different ’24 Hour Blog Question’ as in there are several … however if you are able to indulge me with your answers, l genuinely would appreciate your time and information.