“What do Dr. Seuss, William Faulkner, J.K. Rowling, George Orwell, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Stephen King have in common? All six were repeatedly rejected when trying to publish their first famous novel,” Buster Heine reports for Cult of Mac.
“With the announcement of iBooks 2 and iBooks Author, Apple isn’t just giving the education system a much needed boost: they’re attempting to resurrect the dying art of the written word by taking absolute power out of the hands of publishers and putting it in the hands of aspiring writers,” Heine writess. “We’re on the cusp of a renaissance.”
Heine writes, “iBooks and iBooks Author are two amazing tools that will allow writers to self-publish, while also helping evolve the role of traditional publishers into one more suitable for the 21st Century. But they may have to be dragged kicking and screaming into the future, just like the music industry before them.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
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