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.
|Title of host publication||The Future of Writing|
|Place of Publication||Basingstoke, UK|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2014|