When I was on book tour this past summer I was asked to sign a Kindle. My loyal reader had come prepared with a black marker that I could use to write her a message and leave my John Hancock on the back of the device.
Well, I suppose that'll work once in awhile. But what's going to happen to the book tour signings as e-books become more and more popular? Some folks are inventing clever ways for authors to sign e-books. One involves actual writing, which is then delivered via e-mail to the device. The other way allows the reader to take a picture with the author, which is sent to the device.
The full article and explanations are here on the Publishing Perspectives blog. Very interesting. I encourage you to click over and read it. See what the future holds.