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How to Operate the New Paper Book you Received for Christmas #books #publishing

It’s easier than you thought—anyone can do it!

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How to Operate the New Paper Book You Received for Christmas

Post, firmly tongue-in-cheek, by Melissa. Laura would never associate herself with such ridiculousness.

Yesterday was Christmas Day, the largest single gift-giving day of the year. According to every single news outlet, industry or not, it was crystal-ball predicted to be A Huge Holiday For Receiving E-Readers Under The Tree! Everyone In The Universe Is Getting One! Everyone! Even Dogs! (see here if you don’t believe me.)

Today there are blog posts and tweets abounding like snowflakes with instructions on how to operate your newly acquired e-reader. I’d like to offer the alternative viewpoint, of those of the Gutenberg persuasion like ourselves.

HOW TO OPERATE THE NEW PAPER BOOK YOU RECEIVED FOR CHRISTMAS:                 

1) Pick up book. Place in lap.

2) Open book.

3) Read the words.

Voila! Just three easy steps for you to enjoy that brand new paper book you received from Santa.

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  • 6 January 2011
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