By Emily Williams | "All this is happening as taxpayers are having to decide what municipal services they can live without."
By Guy LeCharles Gonzalez | "My job is to find audiences for this content any way I can."
By Don Linn | "Get comfortable with near-constant change, disruption and, well, discomfort. It's here to stay."
By Guy LeCharles Gonzalez | "It's not about the technology or the format, it's about giving readers multiple options to engage."
By Paolo Chikiamco | "The Internet also allows an Independent Publisher to collaborate with the most important partner of all - the readers."
By Simon Pulman | "Publishers must cease thinking of themselves as merely book - or even eBook - publishers."
By Emily Williams | "Where will ebook rights end up?"
By Shiv Singh | "Seth Godin believes in the power of his brand and is betting everything on it."
By Brian O'Leary | "Amazon is busy making the entire book business a 'direct-to-consumer' model."
By Guy LeCharles Gonzalez || "Different types of content demand different types of interaction."
By Emily Williams | "An alternative to the established business of rights sales: direct, disintermediated access to readers in other countries."
By Jason Allen Ashlock | "There is a lot of slack in publishing these days, and agents are picking up most of it."
By Jane Friedman | "Agents need to be empowered and given room to innovate as much as the authors."
By Mark Long | "The simple truth is that neither publishers nor bookstores can survive on the margins from selling POD books."
By Babette Ross || "More people reading more books in the manner of their choosing? Yes, please!"
By Guy LeCharles Gonzalez || "Has the industry turned a corner, now taking a more proactive role in shaping its destiny?"
By Richard Curtis || "Is publishing ready to go beyond eBooks and take the digital transition to the next level?"
By Guy LeCharles Gonzalez || "Will SHAKEN be remembered as the shot heard 'round the industry, or is it an exception to the rule?"
By Tim Brandhorst || "If Facebook is willing to offer some unbelievably useful data to publishers, will Amazon and Apple rethink their approach?"
By Alison Norrington || "For transmedia novelists (and publishers) to retain creative control will require more than a repurposing of content."
By Emily Williams || "In the houses and at the fairs, the future won't stay safely at the margins for long."
By Rebecca Smart || "Those closest to the consumers are those best-equipped to come up with the ideas for future experiments."
By Cecilia Tan || "With an ebook, there is no physical store, no physical shelf."
By Jim Fallone || "No other print medium is better suited to take advantage of the screen."
By Jim Fallone || "Converting to digital means everyone starts from scratch."
By Jim Fallone || "Marvel and DC saw this coming and have already established their digital strategies."
By Edwina Lui || "Failure IS an Option: In fact, failure is nearly a given."
By Alison Norrington || "Transmedia IP must be supported by a solid structure of strategy and can’t rely on a 'gut-instinct' or a 'roll of the dice'."
By Guy LeCharles Gonzalez || "If you're attending SXSW, what are you looking forward to?"
By Emily Williams || "A chasm opened up between discoverability of titles and the consumer's ability to buy those titles."
By David Nussbaum || "How do we do it? Eliminate the mid-list. No longer can publishers afford to publish mediocrity."
By Tim Brandhorst || "The laughter was gradually replaced by an awed silence as Raelene Gorlinsky described with perfect clarity how Ellora's Cave has evolved."