I believe that the designers and bookworms of the world hear me when I say that the Kindle is kind of… heartbreaking. It is furthering the slow demise of the print industry: the industry I want so badly to be a part of. When a good friend of mine laid down the $190.00 for the newest edition… I crossed my arms and stamped my feet at him.
This being said, an essential part of being a designer is having the flexibility to grow with the field. You need “interactive skills.” You need to be hip on the technology. Yes, you need to stay a bit stubborn, but perhaps a bit less than you are now.
The same friend wrote a book of poetry and has asked me to illustrate. He then asked me to help him post it as an ebook, available to Kindle and iPad users. I figure any skill that I can acquire is an asset for the future, and so this has become my task. Since I have no knowledge of this process, I have been a researching fiend. I’d like to share the resources I’ve gathered for you all.
Here they are:
Once it is posted, [once success is reached,] you’ll be sure to hear about it.