The Kindle Chronicles

by lenedgerly@gmail.com (Len Edgerly) · · · · 4 subscribers

Weekly podcast comprising News of the Kindle, Tech Tips, interview with a guest, content recommendations and listener comments. Produced by Len Edgerly, co-founder of E-Books for Troops and host of The Edge of the Road podcat.

TKC 292 George Packer March 7, 2014
Author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America Interview starts at 5:55 I don’t have the view that you might have and that some of your listeners might have, which is that there’s something completely corrupt about traditional publ...
Co-founder, with Carla Douglas, of Beyond Paper Editing Interview Starts at 19:52 You can take a document that you have purchased through Amazon--you can mark up all your annotations, and those are stored in the cloud,
TKC 290 Richard Bach Feb. 21, 2014
Author of Illusions II: The Adventures of a Reluctant Student and Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition Interview Starts at 10:30 The wonderful thing about working with Kindle Singles is—Wham!—there it is!
TKC 289 David Blum Feb. 15, 2014
Editor of Kindle Singles Interview Starts at 16:24 The virtue of Kindle Singles is we don’t say to writers, "Cut for the sake of fitting an ad in." We cut only for purposes of artistic vision, and similarly we can add for the same reason. -
TKC 288 Steven Levy Feb. 8, 2014
Author of Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything Interview Starts at 17:39 Physical books will be something for specialists. People will like them maybe the way some people like vinyl records now,
TKC 287 Hugh Howey Feb. 1, 2014
Author of Peace in Amber - Interview Starts at 20:51 This is a case where I had two fears operating against me. One, I was writing in the world of Kurt Vonnegut, and the other was writing about 9/11. I don’t think I could have done either one wit...
TKC 286 Daniel Ankele Jan. 24, 2014
Creator, with his wife Denise, of fine art books for Kindle Interview Starts at 13:32 Right now we have so much work that we can do on the Kindle. The nice thing about Kindle is that they’ve branched out where they have iPad software, Android.
TKC 285 Keith Mastorides Jan. 18, 2014
Principal at Clearwater High School in Clearwater, Florida Interview Starts at 24:02 I think eventually what you’ll see is the school will buy X number of devices for those that don’t have or can’t afford them,
TKC 284 New Media Expo Jan. 11, 2014
Show Notes and Links: News Major update for Kindle for iPad and iPhone, version 4.1, released ForeSee customer satisfaction survey for 2013 holiday season press release - January 7, 2013 Tech Tip Lightening deals for Kindle
TKC 283 Mark Roberts Jan. 3, 2014
Preacher at Westside church of Christ in Irving, Texas Interview Starts at 21:06 …the Bible has gone through a number of shifts already. It began as a scroll. It then went on to become a codex, and now it is digital.
TKC 282 Jason Bailey Dec. 28, 2013
Co-Owners of JJ Books in Bothell, Washington Interview Starts at 20:17 We have blended in the coffee shops into the bookstores and the gathering places. Now with this [Amazon Source] you have the ability for the people who are buying the electron...
TKC 281 Greg Pronevitz Dec. 20, 2013
Executive Director of the Massachusetts Library System Interview Starts at 15:10 What I’d like to see is an acquisitions module like the Amazon platform, where any publisher could upload their collection.
TKC 280 Meg Griswold Dec. 14, 2013
Upper School English Teacher at Harpeth Hall in Nashville Interview Starts at 19:39 I was really excited about the potential for social media, specifically Twitter—that students can highlight and tweet.
Book publishing veteran and creator of the Making Book blog Interview Starts at 18:43 We decided, because we couldn’t get it together that we wouldn’t, and we didn’t. And of course now we live with the consequences, which is Amazon constantly,
TKC 278 Jeff Belle Nov. 28, 2013
Vice President of Amazon Publishing Interview Starts at 18:11 Kindle First is a little bit book club and a little bit advance copy distribution, and I think we’re off to a good start on this. Success over time would mean creating a larger convers...
TKC 277 Otis Chandler Nov. 22, 2013
- Cofounder and CEO of Goodreads Interview Starts at 22:29 The thing I’ve been most impressed by is the level of enthusiasm and support and excitement that the Amazon teams and the Lab126 team who makes the Kindles have shown for this project.
TKC 276 Carmen Johnson Nov. 16, 2013
Editor of Day One Interview Starts at 19:16 I’m looking to be moved. I’m looking for something that’s entertaining. When I read something, I read it through the eyes of any other reader. I put myself in the perspective of the person getting the...
TKC 275 Chris Brogan Nov. 8, 2013
Co-author of Trust Agents and The Impact Equation Interview Starts at 20:11 What people will get out of this [next] book The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth, is that you’re okay exactly who you are. Any time you felt weird and felt like you didn’t...
Co-author of “E-Readers Are More Effective than Paper for Some with Dyslexia" Interview Starts at 17:34 I have had people with dyslexia come up to me and say, “Look, I can read much better on a Kindle. In fact I was never able to read before,
TKC 273 Brad Stone Oct. 26, 2013
Author of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon Interview Starts at 22:04 I see him [Jeff Bezos] being very actively involved in Amazon for many years. His goal is to build a lasting company,