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Are books dead, and can authors survive? (Read 378 times)
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Are books dead, and can authors survive?
Oct 02nd, 2011, 12:12am
Will books, as we know them, come to an end?

Yes, absolutely, within 25 years the digital revolution will bring about the end of paper books. But more importantly, ebooks and e-publishing will mean the end of "the writer" as a profession. Ebooks, in the future, will be written by first-timers, by teams, by speciality subject enthusiasts and by those who were already established in the era of the paper book. The digital revolution will not emancipate writers or open up a new era of creativity, it will mean that writers offer up their work for next to nothing or for free. Writing, as a profession, will cease to exist.

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Re: Are books dead, and can authors survive?
Reply #1 - Oct 2nd, 2011, 11:15am
Indeed, sad predictions.
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