D. Thomas Mintonwrites speculative fiction from an undisclosed location in the Pacific Northwest.
Tag Archives: Bookstores
Over the past few months, I’ve been following some of the research on how people find and buy books (see here and here and here, if interested). All this research is interesting from the social science perspective, but it’s also … Continue reading
Last year, Borders Books, the second largest bookseller in the U.S., closed its doors. Their inability to compete with large online retailers such as Amazon was the primary reason cited for their bankruptcy. When Borders went under, many industry experts … Continue reading
“Observations on a Clock,” my first sale to Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, hit the book stores a little over a week ago. Living where I do, that meant it didn’t actually get to our local Barnes and Noble until early … Continue reading
Over the past month, I’ve been watching the discounts climb at our local, on-its-way-out-of-business Borders bookstore. Recently I’ve picked up several novels by authors I’ve been meaning to read but have never seemed to get around to reading, like Charles … Continue reading