The Kobo eReader Touch, an Amazon Kindle, an Aluratek Libre Air, and a Barnes & Noble Nook, left to right, are displayed in this photo, in New York, Tuesday, June 14, 2011. It’s perhaps no surprise that 2012 saw an explosion in online self-publishing, with a wealth of platforms – including Kobo Writing Life, Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing, and iBooks Author – offering authors an alternate avenue.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Richard Drew
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and Verge.