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How Long Is A Piece Of String?

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Time was when we knew exactly how many words fit on a page and exactly how many pages comprised a novel.

Now this is not so clear.

eBooks have changed everything about the world of publishing, from number of words to actual category definitions.

What is the definition of a novel? How about a ‘short story’? And what exactly is a ‘novella’?

How long is a piece of string?

This book examines just how much ebooks have changed the world of publishing and discusses whether this is for the best.

Can we continue to rate books by word counts, page numbers and genre? Or has it all changed so much that it now simply fits under the umbrella term of ‘writing’?

Only time will tell, but it is interesting to examine where this trend is taking us and how ebooks have, and will continue to affect the amazing world of the written word. For everyone.

How Long Is A Piece Of String?
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  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Computers
  • Published: Jul 27, 2011
  • Publisher: Living Books USA
  • Seller: Smashwords
  • Print Length: 12 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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