March 2, 2011

Are eBooks a New Form of Journalism?

Regardless of being an avid print book lover, I switched to reading eBooks using Barnes & Noble Android Nook and I love the experience much better than the paper. You can carry several books with you, you can share quotes with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, etc. The cost of eBooks is also lower than for paper editions. Right now the author can write a book and publish it as soon as he or she is ready, no more writing for months to publishers and getting dozens of rejections. Publishing is free, can be very profitable (70% of sales). I have been working in magazine publishing for many years, the editors often change the original text to fit their magazine’s needs. If you have something smart to share, write an eBook and get published today, don’t wait!

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