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Old 04-13-2011, 05:09 AM   #1
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How would you get your favorite ebook signed by the author?

If you would like to get your ebook signed by the author, would you have to have a reader with touch screen?
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Old 04-13-2011, 05:16 AM   #2
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I've one book signed by an author. I brought a piece of paper, he signed that, and I then scanned it and added the picture to my book.
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Old 04-13-2011, 05:20 AM   #3
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Sure, I can download Stephen King's signature and place that into my epub files. But that doesn't make it "special" does it?



I would say having the author to sign with a real pen onto the screen of the reader would make it special
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Old 04-13-2011, 05:46 AM   #5
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Sure, I can download Stephen King's signature and place that into my epub files. But that doesn't make it "special" does it?

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I would say having the author to sign with a real pen onto the screen of the reader would make it special
I do have the original as well, and if you take it off the internet, you wouldn't have!
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Old 04-13-2011, 05:51 AM   #6
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I wonder if I could sell my ereader for more if I would write down description of the item as "Author signed edition"
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My company sells a digital signature solution which seals the "graphical" autograph with a digital certifigate with encrypted biometric data. It records speed, pen angle, rhythm, acceleration and aerial movements. Every signature is unique, and can be linked to a particular file and timestamp.
You can have a "signed edition" of your ebook.
You can even organize international signing events on the web...
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When David Moody was ebook only he used to sign T-shirts. I also saw Bryan Talbot sign a woman's boobs once with a gold marker pen.
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A pal of mine told me about an author who was doing a book signing brought a touch screen book reader with him. After a talk about his books he wrote an email address on the board behind him and told his audience to email him a book at that address along with a return address, from now until a week from now. Every book he recieved on his tablet was signed and returned to the address specified. When the readers recieved the book after the signing they had a digital version of signed book.
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I also saw Bryan Talbot sign a woman's boobs once with a gold marker pen.
Tom Leykis anyone?
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