"What will the global e-book market look like by 2016?" As much as some of us love our paper books, the world is going digital.
The article basically states experts project "that e-books will make up 50% of the U.S. trade book market by 2016." The rest of the world isn't moving toward digital as fast as the U.S., but there's a slow rise in numbers. The same company also estimated that in the first quarter of this year, "around 30% of adults (in the U.S.) had at least one portable reading device."
It's getting easier to self-publish. There are more and more opportunities for writers to put themselves out there. Having a publisher is nice, but we aren't reliant on them any more.
I'll be giving it a try this year. I'm nervous, but it's exciting. What about you? Have you published an e-book and what has your experience been like? Do you plan to?