Presentation on theme: "What authors can do online? Authors refer to:. Biographers – who write books on people’s lives, they conduct interviews and access more information online."— Presentation transcript:
What authors can do online? Authors refer to:
Biographers – who write books on people’s lives, they conduct interviews and access more information online.
Copywriters: do research of a target market as they prepare advertisement of a certain product. Generalists: write about any topic of interest – sometimes can be given a two liner that they need to expand on. Conduct research online, look for articles about the same story. Using storify, they can link those stories and even videos. Novelists: write fiction books, they may use social networks to develop such a story. When its done, it can be posted on iBook store, either sold there or loaded as a free download. The same applies for playwrite, screenwriters.
“ ” You can submit your work for publication in the iBooks Store as an.ibooks file, where you can sell it or offer it as a free download. You can also export your book from iBooks Author as a PDF, text file, or.ibooks file which you can distribute outside the iBooks Store or through iTunes U This is how one can distribute his/ her work Internet usage in South Africa has more than doubled in the last four years. In 2012 one in three adults in South Africa – 12.3-million people – was on the Internet, according to findings in the New Wave research
Authors needs to have an idea of a story. Conduct research online, investigate the story using platforms such as twitter, facebook, blogs, google, youtube, storify and so forth. There is so much one can do online.
Authors have many platforms available for them online to publish their work. As long as they have access to a smartphone, Laptop, PC and other gadgets. All they have to do is open twitter, facebook, storify, blogs accounts for them to be able to post their stories They can also post a teaser to create that hype around that story. Others can publish newsletters online and internal communication is enhanced, made easier and quicker.
BREAKING STORY If there is a breaking story, it is very much easier for the journalists to shoot a video clip and write a brief description, publish it. All you need is the knowledge of softwares and editing tools used to combine text with graphics, audio, video and animation in some cases.
Technology is ever changing – so we need adaptability, creativity, critical thinking, skills, determination and persuasion. Thanks you, ladies and gentleman. For further questions ask Dinesh…..Dinesh