I hated reading as a boy. Thats probably not the thing youd expect from a professional writer and producer with a debut novel about to publish, but its 100% true. To me, reading was hard and I was embarrassed that I wasnt very good at it. I learned quickly that, like sports, if reading wasnt something I could win at then it was best avoided. Of course, a nine-year-old schoolboy couldnt fully avoid reading, though I did my best. In many ways, times havent changed. Recently, the UKs National Literacy Trust released a report outlining the challenges of getting

The paper selection process for books printed digitally differs radically from that of books destined for offset. What designers and production managers should know. Choosing the right paper for a book printed digitally can make or break such on-demand publishing projects. Digital paper has unique reflective, color, sensory, and operational characteristics compared to paper destined for, offset or other printing technologies. For example, digital paper has increased moisture, is smoother, and more dimensionally stable. The more precisely the edges are cut, the more efficiently the paper moves through the press. Digital papers are smoother than offset papers for good toner

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