Have you ever tried to read a book off your smart phone?

An article recently published on Book Riot describes how a man called clive Thompson recently challenged himself to read the entire book, War & Peace, on his iPhone. If you’ve ever tried to read a novel on your phone, then you’ll certainly agree, it’s pretty difficult, but it makes you think…is this inevitable? With our… Continue reading Have you ever tried to read a book off your smart phone?

New study suggests Kindle readers absorb less information

A Norwegian study has found Kindle readers are less likely to remember key events when reading a story. The study aimed at discovering the differences in levels of understanding between Kindle readers and those who read paperback books. The study was also able to conclude that both readers performed equally well when it came to… Continue reading New study suggests Kindle readers absorb less information

New study shows the impact technology is having on authors

Because readers are changing the way they read, this means authors have to change the way they promote and interact with their market. According to a new study recently conducted by Macquarie University, a large proportion of authors are changing the way their work is published or distributed (84%). Most authors listed the consumer increase… Continue reading New study shows the impact technology is having on authors

Is clickbait dead? And what does this mean for literature?

Clickbait has been a part of the internet since 2012, when online publishers found a way to create “clickable” headlines that sucked you into a vapid, superfluous article on pretty much nothing at all. However, 2015 now marks the beginning of the end for these annoying articles, as readers have figured out that these “appealing”… Continue reading Is clickbait dead? And what does this mean for literature?