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The Publisher’s Anxiety at the Electronic Book

This.

The screen was supposed to be limitless, a portal to another dimension…yet novels have merely traded one container for another.

 

And more importantly, THIS.

Huge amounts of attention are therefore being given to more or less superficial parts of the debate: pricing, formats, business models, the latest gadget. What are being sidelined are the most important aspects of literature’s digital future. Namely, how can we use digital devices to change the way we tell stories?

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    This reminds me of what Scott McCloud has been saying about webcomics for years. (And, generally, his lead in creating...
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