6704223018 The New Dynamics of Book Publishing (mp3 audiofile of Seth Godin's keynote speech to Independent Book Publishers). Do enhanced ebooks create a comeback trail for packagers? (Mike Shatzkin, The Shatzkin Files, 2-20-10) E-book rights, developments, conflicts, and struggles for market (Writers and Editors site) [Go Top] . Learn about Whispersync for Voice and Immersion Reading "If your book has a Kindle book version, you can use ACX to produce a digital audiobook version of your book, and to make your book eligible for the new Whispersync for Voice functionality which allows customers to switch seamlessly between reading a Kindle book and listening to the corresponding, professionally narrated audiobook across devices without losing their place. Podcasting Your Novel: Publishing's Next Wave? (Hector Florin, Time 1-31-09). Our idea was to create a new way for writers to be able to tell stories at what had always been considered a financially awkward length.
Rich Aden, on his An American Editor blog, writes about what happens to the quality of books when accountants call for outsourcing at prices so low that a well-edited book is unlikely. Book publishing lives in an environment shaped by larger forces and always has (Mike Shatzkin, 1-10-16) Part 1 is "must-read" history: (1) Long period when publishers focus on business-to-business marketing, especially to bookstores and libraries: Andrew Carnegie financed development of libraries. Subject: Our Marketing Guide (Ellis Weiner's parody of publishers' current approach to marketing, New Yorker 10-19-09) . Buy Now Add to cart View in Library Synopsis Everyone thinks they know the real story behind the villains in fairy tales?but the villains themselves beg to differ. "[A]ll of us, to function, must have a view of how we think things in publishing will change," writes the always-interesting Mike Shatzkin in Part 1 of What I Would Have Done in London, a long blog entry that would have been his talk if an Iceland volcano blowing hadn't cancelled his trip to the London Book Fair. Their advice: "Caveat emptor-- i.e., read the fine print"). Identify your target audience 2.