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It seems I can’t go a week without hearing about how the publishing industry is being destroyed.
Everyone seems to be in on it. Self-publishing is destroying publishing, Amazon is destroying publishing, the big 6 are destroying publishing with their celebrity books, and now The Nation tells me that “mergermania” is destroying publishing.
I know a number of self-published authors who also love to help other authors with their book promotion by leaving reviews on Amazon. While most of these people won’t fake a good review if the book is horrible, most of them, because they feel some solidarity with other self-published writers, or whether they’re just too nice to leave critical reviews, will merely decline to leave a review for books that are too awful to write anything nice about. Continue reading
An amazing TED talk by a ground-breaking book cover designer. If you’ve got a home library, odds are some of his covers are in there.
In North America, Harlequin Enterprises is a name almost synonymous with romance novels. With a stable of more than 1,300 authors, the Canadian-based company publishes about 110 new romance and women’s fiction titles each month — about half of all romance titles published in North America.