Here's me six months ago, when my ereader decided it had given it's all and chose to take the techno train to the big byte-o-rama in the sky.
What would I do? I have skads of books in mobi format, waiting to be read and my pocket pal was no longer...
I, of course, looked into buying a new one, but let's face it, I'm a stay-at-home mom/author and money is well, beyond tight. Ereaders, computers and all the happy gadgets that make this lady smile are wisely, but sadly, pushed to the bottom of the wants list.
As the months wore on those sad, unread stories called out to me in their wonderful imaganary voices, read me - read me!! I wanted to cave, to find a way to get a new reader. There had to be a way to make my want into a need.
It's research for my writing? It keeps me sane in an insane world? If you loved me, you would let me..., I could get a case of blue 'eye' balls from not reading enough! I tell you I must have it!!!!
Again, wisely, food and shelter trumped ereaders.
So what's a person to do if they have all of these wonderful ebooks in non-pdf format and they lose their ereaders?
See here's where my less than full knowledge of technology becomes embarassing...some of you are probably saying, duh, you go to the, in my case, mobipocket.com site and click on software. When you do guess what you find???
Software to open those babies on your PC!! Woot! Nope not kidding, it is really there and I became the proud runner of mobi on my pc just yesterday. Now I can start reading all the books that have been waiting somewhat patiently for my return!
Now, this is me today -->
How do I spell relief? READING READING READING!
Have a great day!!