Introduction

John Potts*

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Abstract

The Introduction provides an overview of the ideas and issues explored in the book. The impact of online and digital technologies on the publishing industry, on journalism, and on creative writing, is considered. A brief history of writing is provided for context, along with a survey of recent scholarship on the cultural effects of the internet with specific reference to writing. Potts introduces this volume on the future of writing with some general observations on the prospects of writing and reading in the internet age.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Future of Writing
EditorsJohn Potts
Place of PublicationBasingstoke, UK
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages1-16
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781137440402
ISBN (Print)9781137440396
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014

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