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AUTHORGRAPH A GREAT TOOL FOR PERSONALIZED E - BOOKS Evan Jacobs is a software developer living in Seattle, WA. He builds web and mobile applications and especially enjoys creating tools that help people personalize their digital experiences. In May of 2011, he built the first ver- sion of this service to enable authors and readers to interact through digital books. It was originally called Kindlegraph before he changed the name to Authorgraph in November 2012. Authorgraph makes it possible for authors to sign e-books for their readers. Really!  WHAT IS AUTHORGRAPH? Getting an Authorgraph is easy if an author is part of this handy program. First the read- er searches or browses for their favorite au- thors or books. Then,   Click "Request Authorgraph" (you can include a short message to the author) Receive an email when the author has signed your Authorgraph W INTER 2019 View your Authorgraph in your fa- vorite reading apps and devices Evan Jacobs is a software developer living in Seattle, WA. He builds web and mobile applications and especially enjoys creat- ing tools that help people personalize their digital experiences. ABOUT THE IDEA Evan says, "I really enjoy reading and I P AGE 20 W RITERS ’ T RICKS OF THE T RADE