Your Daily Writing Habit – Episode 772: Is the internet killing our ability to read and write books?

“When we go online, we enter an environment that promotes cursory reading, hurried and distracted thinking, and superficial learning. Even as the Internet grants us easy access to vast amounts of information, it is turning us into shallower thinkers, literally changing the structure of our brain.” -Nicholas Carr

Is being online constantly effectively killing our ability to read and comprehend books? If so, how will that affect authors and the future of publishing? And if we can’t READ books, how will we be expected to write them?

“The Shallows” by Nicholas Carr:

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