Some interesting reading this week. Enjoy!
Pablo Defendini on The New Sleekness
“It absolutely boggles my mind that, at this late stage in the game, publishers still consider themselves somehow exempt from the repercussions of the digital revolution.”
JA Konrath on A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing
You Can Pry My Ebooks From My Cold, Dead Fingers
“The overwhelming conclusion I’ve come to is that ebooks will one day be the preferred method of reading. This day is inevitable, and is coming quickly. Print publishers don’t seem ready for it, and their methods to delay this eventuality will only lead to annoying their customers, piracy, and alienating their authors.”
Mick Rooney on POD, Self-Publishing and Independent Publishing
Self-Publishing Author Perspectives: Darryl Sloan
“I’ve self-published two novels and made a success of both. Here’s my perspective on self-publishing, looking past all the negativity and seeing something that authors and readers should be excited about.”
April L. Hamilton on Self-Publishing Review
Amazon v. Macmillan: Authors, Are You Backing The Right Horse?
“So Macmillan earns the dubious distinction of being the first major publisher to make calculated moves to drive ebook prices higher across all platforms. Thanks to Macmillan’s “victory” over Amazon, Macmillan, authors and Amazon all stand to lose sales. Macmillan stands to lose market share. Authors stand to lose readership.”
And for Something a Little Different . . .
Kristin’s Photo of the Day
“Hi, I’m Kristin! I have been shooting a photo each day since 2008. “