Notwithstanding my many other predictions as to what the future may hold for authors, I do believe the writing is on the wall for changes that will impact the way we plan and market our books.
As e-reader device capabilities increase, so will the expectations as to what constitutes a book. It may be that the time approaches when a book is more than words. As the devices become more capable multimedia platforms, it will change the way authors craft and develop books.
In the short term, I believe the principal opportunities here will be in the areas of greatly improved interactivity and video features. Continue reading “How Technology Will Re-define Writing”