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By: Kerri Kayla Aguilar

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2,000,000 +
manuscripts are submitted annually; Close to
95%
of these are rejected.



Of those, approximately
120,000
new books are published each year in the U.S.

Objective
"Since people are more familiar with paperback books, they will favor buying them over eBooks."


vs.
Paper
Electronic
The Book Itself
Summary of Story
Promoting
EBOOK
vs.
Traditional Paperback
80%
of Americans
want
to write

a book!
To figure out what is the best form of publishing for a new author.
Battle
f the
Books
Kerri
Aguilar
What
benefits
and
disadvantages

are there to publishing works
on
eBooks
opposed to on

traditional paperback
?
Problem
Hypothesis
Career Goal
Conclusion
A. Participants

118 participants
Methodology
Literature Review
Reflection
Did you Know?
Writer
Analysis
Thomas Jefferson, Harrow International School, James Island Charter High, Wiggins high school, Southwest High School, Shepherd High School, Colquitt County Senior High School, Sharyland High School, Bullard High School, Memorial High School, Pioneer High School, Jonathan Webb, Cooper High School, Kennesaw Mountain High, Manheim Township High School, Jonathan Law High School, Pioneer HS, B.F.Terry High School, Dover High School.
Schools
B.Instrumentation
Survey
19
Cover
&
Do you prefer paper books or eBook?
89%
9.3%
Paper
eBook
Do you own any paperback books
?
94.1%

Yes

3.4%

No
Do you own any eBooks?
44.1%
Yes
54.2%

No
Interest in purchasing eBooks.
Interest in purchasing paper books.
52.5%

Yes
12.7%

No
41.5%
Yes
44.1%
No
Mentor
Ms. Cantu
Thomas Jefferson Librarian
University of Texas-Pan America
Major in English and Minor in journalism.
Texas Women University
Master’s in Library Sciences
Kayla
Resources
Writer Job Responsibilities. (n.d.). Retrieved January 23, 2015, from http://www.jobresponsibilities.org/writer.html
What Type of Education Do You Need to Be a Writer? (n.d.). Retrieved January 23, 2015, from http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/type-education-need-writer-6844.html
27-3043 Writers and Authors. (n.d.). Retrieved January 23, 2015, from http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes273043.htm
Writers Associations: A List Of Organizations For Writers. (n.d.). Retrieved January 23, 2015, from http://writersrelief.com/writers-associations-organizations/
5 Top Legal Issues for Authors and Self-Publishers. (n.d.). Retrieved January 23, 2015, from http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2013/03/5-top-legal-issues/
Pettinato, M. (2011, April 7). Ebooks Vs. Traditional Books. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://www.ehow.com/info_8181813_ebooks-vs-traditional-books.html
LM Preston: Ebook vs Traditional Book - The Battle is on! (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://lmpreston.blogspot.com/2010/02/ebook-vs-traditional-book-battle-is-on.html
Writer Job Responsibilities. (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://www.jobresponsibilities.org/writer.html
How to Publish an Ebook, Step by Step. (n.d.). Retrieved March 20, 2015, from http://www.pcworld.com/article/252223/how_to_publish_an_ebook_step_by_step.html
A brief history of eBooks. (n.d.). Retrieved March 20, 2015, from http://goodereader.com/blog/electronic-readers/a-brief-history-of-ebooks

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