Tag Archives: publishing industry

Sharing the Wealth: 5/30/2014

I posted in one of my past Sharing the Wealth posts about a lawsuit that saw a publisher, HarperCollins, successfully argue in court that another publisher, Open Road, did not have the right to publish one of their books in … Continue reading

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Amazon VS Hachette: A Second Summary

I posted an aggregation of news dealing with the Amazon VS Hachette negotiation that’s been going on Monday. You can read it here, but I wanted to post a follow up since there have been new developments. Smashwords has drawn … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 5/9/14

It was a slow week in publishing, but I’ve still got my favorite links below. BookBaby has launched a service that allows authors to sell their books directly to consumers. This is the next possible step for authors, getting to … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 4/26/2014

Forbes has a great post about something that came to light earlier this year, namely a firm that arranges bulk buying of author’s books so as to get them onto bestseller lists, which has now downplayed its entire offering. This … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 3/21/2014

This ridiculous post details how an author/publisher is requesting people help fund the royalties she, frankly, embezzled from her authors. It seems to have since been shut down, but I can’t get over the gall of it in the first … Continue reading

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Amazon and Gaming

Amazon is, supposedly, thinking of¬†releasing a game console. First, my comment on the Passive Voice below: This would be a huge challenge. The last time a console entered the market it was the Xbox‚Ķthirteen years ago. There have been some … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 03/15/2014

As I already wrote, I have failed in not following Mark Coker’s blog. I don’t use Smashwords, it’s a pain, but Coker is a smart guy and I love to see his take on the industry. What’s he said last … Continue reading

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