Thoughts on ‘Interactive’ E-Books, Apps, ‘Booktracks’, ‘Chopsticks’, ‘Enhancements’ and What Not…
And while the idea of “enhancements” is nice, is there anything as vivid as the human imagination? Do we need sound effects to have the crap scared out of us by Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-tale Heart”?
Would we encourage our children to have devices which are ‘pre-loaded’—in fact, to put it, which are sort of ‘pre-imagined’ and ‘pre-interactive’ for them?
|The real effect e-books will have in the industry is that they will somehow become the natural choice for a lot of books that don’t do well on paper|