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Serial Sex Murders and the State of Publishing
I had a friend say to me he was glad he had published his two books when he did and gotten the contract he did then because now it would be impossible Maybe that is why a film company is bringing out ...
Topics: novelists, liteary, authors guild, contemporary fiction, print, authors, publishing, a writers survival guide, banned books
Amazon is competing now with Libraries
Just when you thought the world of publishing couldn't get any weirder, it does. Why don't we just call publishing an entity of permanent change. Amazon is getting into the world of the librarians wit...
Topics: kdpselect, death of the novels, digitial writers, authors, reading, literary, contemporary fiction, amazon, kindle, and writing, libraries, ebooks, publishing
Cable Book Pundits and the New Low
We have all become used to the punditry of cable television hawking books. It has become standard operating procedure for guests to appear on Fox or MSNBC and hawk their books. Usually the host will d...
Topics: msnbc, cable book punditry, kennedy, literary, contemporary fiction, hardball, digitial writers, authors, publishing, chris matthews, banned books
Publishing in the Age of the Ebook
Once upon a time writers were at the complete mercy of the publishers. You had only a finite number of editors who would consider your work and then you went to the small obscure presses and then you ...