Okay, I got my first ereader this Christmas (well, not if you count my laptop). As much as I hate to admit this, I want nothing of spending 15 bucks for a digital file. I have an iPod and I refuse to spend a ton of money to download a song when I can put my cd's on the thing for free.
Speaking as a writer who will have stories for sale via digital files, I don't want the authors to get the shaft, but at the same time, I'm still not keen on spending 35 bucks for a hardcover bestseller (sorry, I still won't buy a Stephen King book until its in paperback and he's one of my favorite authors). I just don't have that kind of cash.
But then again, that's why I try to help out my friends and buy titles by those I know. And yes, I still buy the paperback copies of books that are my friends' titles because I know how little the
Want to read the article for yourself? Here's the link. You decide. http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/108818/e-book-price-increase-may-stir-readers-passions?sec=topStories&pos=7&asset=&ccode=