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The Future of Books: 3 Audacious Predictions for the Next 20 Years | A Writer’s Path

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Written by JoAnn Chateau

Lauren Sapala makes fascinating predictions about the future of books. Are you an independent author? You’ll feel good for being right on track…

Lauren Sapala makes fascinating predictions about the future of books. Are you an independent author? You’ll feel good for being right on track…


“About ten years ago I worked for a startup that launched a social media site for published authors. This was the first place where I really started to meet writers and come in contact with people in the industry. In the spring of 2008 one of the topics being bantered about on our website was the question of self-publishing. Specifically, did the rise of it spell tragedy for good literature everywhere? Nearly a decade later…” ~ Lauren Sapala

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About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.