Category Archives: Traditional publishers go digital

In Order to Survive Newspapers Have to Disappear

In an excellent long article on the future of the newspaper industry published in the London Review of Books, John Lanchester arrives at a fascinating conclusion: In order to survive newspapers have to disappear. At least in their “outlandishly expensive” … Continue reading

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Young California Newspaper Pro Joins Online-Publishing Bigtime

Dan Pacheco, presented a project for a prize. Two years later his winning project became Book Brewer and entered into an agreement with Borders which became “Borders Get Published, Powered by Book Brewer. Continue reading

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Suddenly Indie Authors Are Being Courted by a Helpful Army on a Roller Coaster

If there was ever any doubt about recent changes in attitudes towards self publishers, now we find collectives of literary brahmins who formerly wanted very little to do with them,  courting these erstwhile untouchables. Beginning with (Holy Cow!) literary agents. … Continue reading

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