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 CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.