Porter Anderson previews this week’s BookExpo America and ponders how changes at the fair reflect the ongoing transformation of ‘the industry, the industry!’
The week’s web buzz: Ann Patchett encourages authors to work with traditional publishers and gets rebuffed, a map of the five paths to publishing, the true costs of author services, and more.
This week’s web buzz takes in the chatter around the $5m class-action lawsuit against Author Solutions, the idea of innovation in publishing, and platforming vs. writing.
In this week’s web roundup Porter Anderson takes in the furor over the demise of O’Reilly’s TOC and inspiring speeches from last weekend’s Grub Street Muse and Marketplace conference.
Our weekly roundup takes in Cory Doctorow’s conversion to data evangelism, reaction to Patterson’s wake up publishing ads, BEA’s silly cupcake promo and more.
Porter Anderson follows the post-London Book Fair buzz covering self-publishers at the event, fights over the value of legacy publishers, literary agents, and more.
Porter Anderson assesses the Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair, where metaphors were in vogue, the end of copyright debated, and speed was the word of the day.
This week in author buzz, Porter Anderson digests the Writer’s Digest Conference, takes on chicken littles in the biz, and considers what B&N might do about showrooming.
Porter Anderson recaps the social media meltdown surrounding Amazon’s purchase of Goodreads and uncovers several cooler heads who offer realistic perspectives.
Porter Anderson’s roundup of Web buzz looks at the deluge of data coming out of confabs in Italy, B&Ns battle with S&S, Sebastian Posth’s German analytics, and much more.