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Evolution of the Novel – Part 7 – The Future of the Novel

This is my final chapter in my series on the evolution of the novel. So what does the future hold for traditional novel? Well, for starters, maybe not being so traditional. I wrote this blog as a series for a … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Novel – Part 6 – Lost in the Shuffle

  Have you ever been inside a huge store like this and felt like overwhelmed by the selection? It’s one thing if you know exactly what you’re looking for, but if you just want to browse for something new? The … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Novel – Part 5 – Publishing Dilemma

  The past four posts looking at the evolution of the novel have been mostly geared towards the reader’s perspective. Now I want to look at these changes from the perspective of the author, especially those aspiring to become authors. … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Novel – Part 4 – The Amazon Effect

For those of you who have been hiding under a rock for the past twenty years, Amazon is a massive Internet company that started out as a small online bookstore. Since it debuted in 1994, Amazon has grown into one … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Novel – Part 3 – How do YOU Like to Read?

In the first two posts in my series on the evolution of the novel, I took a look at the different ways we have and can buy our books, and also what the future holds for the option of buying … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Novel – Part 2 – Will Print Survive?

  For most of us, the act of sitting down and reading a book is something we can remember doing as a child. For some it may bring good memories, maybe of getting read to as a child by a … Continue reading

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The Evolution of The Novel – Part 1 – How We Buy Our Books

    I am sure everyone has seen a display like this one before, a bunch of books piled on and around a display shelf right in the front of a store designed to lure the shopper over to the … Continue reading

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