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Feed the Starving Writers

What is the future of real printed books? Actually, do they have future at all. The electronic versions and audio books have been spreading around the World lately so fast, and the era of books and its lovers is passing away.

Feed the Starving Writers

14 responses

  1. Even I write ebook though I love reading physical book. 📖❤

    February 13, 2021 at 8:08 am

    • I understand you. To write and to publish are absolutely different stories. For publishing real books you have invest a lot of money with no guaranty to get it back, and not inly that. There are a lot of other things that make this process hard.
      For new generation electronic books are preferable. It makes writers job easier. 🙂❤️

      February 13, 2021 at 8:24 am

      • Right! That’s what I thought. We have to start somewhere and from what we have. Even we don’t know exactly what it will bring us. But we know that actions today predict our future.
        Start with small. ❤️

        February 13, 2021 at 9:55 am

  2. You can’t beat the sight, feel, and smell of a real book

    January 30, 2021 at 5:17 am

  3. Books a thing of the past? Blasphemy! I cannot imagine a time when this artform no longer lines our shelves, perches longingly on our bedside tables, or sits patiently on that corner chair. Long live books and those private sellers who still can exist in this fickle world.

    January 29, 2021 at 2:31 pm

    • I believe, books will never die. See what happen with with LP records. It was time Cassettes then CD dominated, and LP almost disappeared. Nowadays they in a high demand again.

      January 30, 2021 at 6:09 am

      • Exactly.

        January 30, 2021 at 10:07 pm

  4. Sad if true. I could no longer write effectively without a word processor, electronic magazines or newspapers are still OK, but for books I need the object, not so much for reading, but to then have it in my library, to know that it is accessible anytime for a long time.

    January 29, 2021 at 12:25 pm

    • I am not against electronic books and other things, and even use them pretty often. However, book for me is the piece of Art created not only by the writer, but artist, editor and publisher too. The electronic version is just a source of information.

      January 30, 2021 at 6:30 am

  5. I only read real books. It’s the feel of the pages and the place Reading and Writing has always had in my life.

    January 29, 2021 at 12:05 pm

    • I am with you at that point. Even the holding a book in the hands cteates the awe to the pleasure of reading.

      January 29, 2021 at 12:17 pm

  6. I don’t mind the electronic writings but for some things like a book, I prefer to read the printed version in my comfortable seat 🙂

    January 29, 2021 at 11:55 am

    • It is absolutely different feeling to read the real one. I do the same.

      January 29, 2021 at 12:07 pm

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