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.
Porter Anderson’s weekly round-up of Web buzz for authors takes on the fate of the ISBN, the idea of the author platform, the prospects for used ebooks, and more.
Porter Anderson’s recap of publishing buzz eviscerates AWP’s poor leadership, covers SFWA’s battle with Random’s new contracts, Richard Nash’s defense of literature and more.
Porter Anderson’s weekly round-up of writerly buzz from around the web previews this week’s AWP conference in Boston, B&N’s bad news, Ian McEwan’s doubts about fiction and more.
Porter Anderson’s curation of publishing buzz takes in the IndieReCon virtual conference, questions B&N’s future, and looks at buying your way to the top of the bestseller lists.