Is a Picture Worth 1000 Words? A picture and one thousand words are put together in an attempt to recapture a moment in time.
One way self-publishers can increase their product line without having to write more books is by finding public domain books to reprint that are complementary to their topic and appeal to the same market.
Jill and I were sitting around talking about friends and people we knew. I was trying to explain how the system of personality types we were studying was actually complex enough to explain all the differences we were observing in our friends. At one point Jill said to me, “How are people like me—new to […]
This is the sixth in a series describing my Publishing Timeline; the events, experiences and occupations that have somehow shaped my business life up until today. In the late 1980s Jill and I met someone who would change my course in the publishing industry: Felix Morrow. Felix had had a long career as a writer […]
This Sunday’s New York Times carried a story on the front page citing a letter sent on Friday by Random House to literary agents. The letter asserted that they (Random) hold any and all e-book rights to books they have under contract, regardless of the date of the original contract (many of which were signed […]
This is the fifth in a series describing my Publishing Timeline; the events, experiences and occupations that have somehow shaped my business life up until today. I had decided I could do without the “psychic rewards” that publishing offered, and that it was time to look for less lofty rewards, like a decent salary. I’d […]