Great thoughts on the future of the written word…

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Posted on June 11, 2013 by

I love this quote fromĀ Bettina Lanyi, aspiring novelist in Experts on Future of Reading and Writing as a former (and future) home brewer I think the analogy is sound.

“I picture novelists of the future as the literary equivalent of home brewers, coming up with small batches of craft brews geared toward a specific taste. The challenge for a novelist lies in connecting our work with those readers who have an appetite for it.”

I want to connect a reader with my book for several hours of travel in another universe, that returns them to this reality with some thoughts that stick with them.

Response to Great thoughts on the future of the written word…

  1. Elena

    Interesting quote. It appears to will be even more challenging for libraries and librarians to make sure we’re keeping our shelves stocked up for all of those tastes – especially as we are relying more and more on aggregators like Ebsco or Overdrive to supply materials – especially ebooks….

  2. Elena

    Interesting quote. It appears that this will make it even more challenging for librarians to make sure we’re keeping our shelves stocked for all of those tastes – especially as we rely more on aggregators like Ebsco or Overdrive to supply ebooks…

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