Cape Town, South Africa (PressExposure) December 15, 2008 -- Electric Book Works' Mousehand service is proud to announce they've just released ebook editions of award-winning journalist Hamilton Wende's Deadlines from the Edge and True North.
True North and Deadlines from the Edge were originally published by William Waterman (1995) and Penguin SA (2003) respectively. Working with Mousehand, Wende has been able to keep his acclaimed books available through print-on-demand and ebook technology.
Says Wende: "It's great. It's a very exciting way of bringing books alive which, without the net and the new ebook technologies, would have been remaindered and died. True North is back in print again after nearly twelve years, and it can now stay in print forever. Print-on-demand is a completely revolutionary way for authors to reach a worldwide readership."
Wende's new novel, House of War, will be published by Penguin SA in 2009.
Mousehand offers self- and small-scale-publishing services and is widely regarded by authors and publishers as providing the highest quality self-publishing services in South Africa. They not only offer South African and international print-on-demand distribution, but are also leading the way in South African ebook production and distribution.
Their clients include authors Lindy Bruce, Barbara Erasmus and Angela Lloyd, and they will soon be producing ebooks for Colleen Higgs' Modjaji imprint.
EBW Director Arthur Attwell, says, "EBW is completely independent of big-business publishing, which allows us to select unhindered the best technologies and distribution networks in the world, and to pass the advantages on to our clients."
The Mousehand self-publishing service is the only South African self-publishing service to guarantee both international and local distribution to online and bricks-and-mortar bookstores. Online, Mousehand books are sold on Amazon, Barnes&Noble, Powell's Books, The Book Depository, Kalahari.net and Loot.co.za, among countless other sites. Their ebooks are available through major ebook retailers including Ereadable, Diesel Ebooks and Ebooks about Everything.