This fascinating collection draws together perspectives on the future of writing in publishing, journalism and online sites. Discussion ranges across the challenges and opportunities for writing and publishing in the context of new content platforms, formats and distribution networks, including e-books, online news and publishing, and social media. Contributors include publishers, editors, journalists, writers, bloggers, start-up entrepreneurs, media studies scholars and media commentators.writing is to connect with others, to make your texts available for other readers and writers. ... Is writing about to dissipate completelyintothe cloud, leaving behind its material base? Will oldfashionedwriting formats suchasthe print newspaper and thebook be vapourised, unloved, and unGoogled, replaced bytheir immaterial ... TheCEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has declared that the physical book and bookstores aredead, replaced bythe Kindle and other new vessels for digitaltext.
|Title||:||The Future of Writing|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-04-04|