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The advantages of e-books and its effects on the old writting habits
In today’s times, pens and diaries are vanishing from the hands of the people. What is gong to happen in the next 30 years? This is not easy to say! By then, the entire world would belong to e-books. And who knows something better than this would emerge up. What this development entails unto itself and what would be the advantages and disadvantages of it forms the subject matter of this discussion.
The wind of IT revolution is wafting since 30 years past. Magazines and news papers have entered into every home. The computers, mobiles and televisions are swarming in everywhere. It wouldn’t be easier to guess as to what is going to happen within the next 30 years because even from today itself, pens and diaries have already disappeared from the hands of people being replaced by mobiles, iPods, and laptops. In order to save spaces in their smallish flats, people do not like to have book shelves or book rakes. Computers have taken the place of book shelves.
Writing habits disappearing since the advent of e-books
It seems as if the relationships of books, pens diary will be limited to the stories of the bygone era. Keep aside the aspect of the readers; even the writers of the newer generation have begun writing books on computers. Majority of the authors concede to this that writing books on computer is far easier and convenient because their publication is much easier. Any creative writing as for that needs decking, cutting, adding, editing and chiselling after its completion while it’s not the case with a hand written manuscript which becomes ugly in doing so.
e-book reading is the trend now
This has become after a fashion of reading books on computer of late for the newer generation. Many elders and middle aged people are also connecting with e-books. Whenever you feel the need of any literary or other topics of books, you don’t need wandering around the book to see or evaluate them. Majority of the English books today are available at the internet. You can download these books and can save it with you and read it later in your spare time.
It soon gets known through the medium of the internet what is newer happening in the world of books. In order to gather much information regarding any book, you do not need to glean over the critical analysis of the critics in news paper columns and magazines but you can read the selective extracts of any book on the net.
Downloading e-books easy
Not only this, you can download the entire book and if you want to derive the pleasure of a printed book, then by reading some selective portions of the books, you can bring them at your home. Some publishers have their websites upon which they are selling of their publication through the credit card.
Yes, buying online books is easier for which you have not to go to the shop. Select the book you wish to buy, and click on ‘Add to Cart’ and keep it in your shopping cart. You can make payment to these purchases through your credit card also or can book your through VPP.
Downloading of e-books
Not every book is available on the internet. Though the books of foreign publications are available on the internet but you would have to pay some fee to download them. This fee could be paid through the credit card. If you have the hobby of collecting more and more information regarding books, you could register yourself on some e-book sites for email alerts. In thus way, you would be getting email alerts whenever there would be new releases of books.
Remember to download books in the PDF format so to ward off the troubles of fonts etc at the time of reading. On the e-books sites, you will find the author’s names, publisher’s names and full details of the books and critical reviews on books published in news papers and magazines and some selective portions of books.
Free downloading of e-books
There are several books available on the internet which you could download freely. The tradition of the English books is too old but these days even in Hindi too, e-books and other reading materials are also available on several websites where famed Hindi books and readable materials of your choice are freely available.
Advantages of e-books
- e-books get saved on your computer and doesn’t cover extra space.
- Not only one but countless numbers of books could be downloaded on the computer.
- If you are going out of your home for some time to such a place where computer is available but the internet not, you can carry along a lot of books in your CD or pen drive.
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