In Publishing Perspectives’ Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at media noise about Amazon, at authentic criticism, and agents’ experience of rejection.
In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job.
Author Kate Pullinger attended the 2013 MIX Making Day at the Bath Spa University, where participants experimented with a hybrid of new technology and old-fashioned storytelling.
Following up on Kate Pullinger’s report on the 2013 MIX Making Day, Porter Anderson looks at Craig Mod’s new way of saying Hi: narrative mapping.
Led by the news that Hugh Howey agent Kristin Nelson has signed self-publisher Barbara Freethy, who has sold 3 million books, the Ether looks at agent mystique.
Porter Anderson takes in recent discussions about metadata and book marketing, a live, crowdsourced writing experiment, book recommendation culture, and more.
Porter Anderson takes on the distraction of publishing non-controversies, a new guide for self-publishing, BEA chief Steve Rosato’s response to last week’s critique of BEA and more.
Ben Gwalchamai, co-creator of Fabler—an interactive storytelling platform that responds to physical movement—discusses his project, as supported by a Writing Platform Bursary.
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.
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.