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Johannes Gutenberg

The cover for A Guide to Self-Publishing for CreateSpace On-Demand and Kindle eBook features a lines art rendering of the Gutenberg Press. The idea of using such an image came to mind as soon as I began contemplating the cover design for my upcoming book. 167 more words

Light Move Fesitval Łódź [Lodz], Poland

Łódź – my sweet home town. It has changed a lot over the years. Once it was a place where the Jan Gutenberg successors could easily set up their businesses and make a good profit getting their books and newspapers published. 418 more words

Panta Rhei - everything changes

Things change. They always have, they always will. Take, for example, the written word. If we were to travel 5 000 years back in time, there was not much written word around. 1,884 more words


Mainz – Gutenberg 2

The Gutenberg Museum in Mainz is full of interesting exhibits about the history of printing. It has an amazing collection of printed material from the 15th century onwards including two copies of the Gutenberg Bible, which was the first major book printed in Europe using movable type. 92 more words


Mainz – Gutenberg 1

Johannes Gutenberg, who is often called “the father of modern printing”, was born in Mainz, Germany in 1398. His invention of improved moveable metal type changed the world and made books available to many more people than previously. 103 more words


Normando es virgen

por Reynaldo R. Alegría

Normando nació raro.  Entre el alcoholismo de su padre y la idiotez de su madre, nunca tuvo una alternativa humana a quien admirar hasta que llegó a la universidad.  598 more words


Editorial Note 1

Two hundred and fifteen posts into a strange experiment, you may be wondering what is happening here.

These are excerpts from my Writer’s Notebook. I post them to share with likeminded readers, so that you can read over my shoulder as I adventure through the history of great ideas. 297 more words