Why The Death of the Book Can Mean Opportunities for Writers

Tara Sparling writes

I haven’t been writing much lately, for two reasons. One is the age-old complaint of the day job, which has a tendency to have the same effect on my brain as a steamroller has on a Victoria sponge (all the component parts are still there, but they’re not going to give rise to, well, anything). The second reason is great television, which is having the same effect on my brain as a Class C narcotic (it’s not preventing me from doing anything, but it’s certainly making me not want to bother trying).

Why The Death of the Book Can Mean Opportunity for Writers

It’s too easy to lapse into passivity these days, consuming content instead of creating it. There was an old name for this kind of portable entertainment which we could dip into whenever we wanted, back in the day: it was called a book. Now we’re getting our stories in visual form, and books are suffering, both through the distraction of…

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