I have an ongoing debate with my wife…when I listen to a book, did I “read” it? When book discussions come up and I comment that I’ve read something, she is quick to correct me. “You mean you listened to it, right, babe?” “Thank’s very much for clarifying that, dear.” Several discussions on this ...
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Jeremy Greenfield | Random House editorial director and transmedia producer Tricia Pasternak discusses digital books, why much transmedia is genre, and when a book is more than just a book.
Jeremy Greenfield | Ellora's Cave publisher Raelene Gorlinsky on digital workflow, the importance of pricing and why editors are like marines.
"We have had to...learn to live in two industries: tech and publishing."
"Contrary to popular belief the industry is not dead or dying. It’s evolving quickly and dramatically, making this the scariest and most exciting time to be in publishing."
“Writers who want to do more than simply present plain text really need to learn how the various parts fit together.” Peter Meyers
Ian Harper | Storytelling will become an ever more global, multicultural, multilingual experience.
Emily Williams | "You have to step into the dark a bit, otherwise it's not worth doing."
By Emily Williams | "Our revenues have quadrupled in two years. We're beginning to make a profit and pay substantial royalties."
By Emily Williams | "eBooks are good news. There are many more paths to market."
By Sue Lange | "Digital publishing is either going to expand the audience for books, or it’s going to destroy publishing as we know it."
By Emily Williams | "The future, in terms of digital publishing, is not profitable in a lot of cases yet."
By Marian Schembari | "If all you care about is protecting an established business model, then you are missing the point."
By Marian Schembari || "I am confident that there are publishing companies forward-thinking enough to be responsive to communities of readers."
By Marian Schembari || "I am inspired by people who make stuff happen... This is definitely an exciting time."
By Marian Schembari || "I was lucky enough, and ninja-nerd enough, to pounce on the opportunity."
By Marian Schembari || "Being able to express myself under fictional guises allows me to comment on anything I want to, but the face isn't me."
By Joe Dolce || "Publishers don't have the time to think about it; and a lot of authors don't know what to ask for."
By Marian Schembari || "I'm loving the recognition that identifiers and metadata are important marketing tools!"
By Marian Schembari || "The approach for each author must be unique; there's also a lot of misinformation out there."
By Marian Schembari || "I love that books and publishing are becoming fodder for dinner table conversation again."
By Marian Schembari || "If you’re a traditional business, you have to manage your old business while transitioning to the new."
By Marian Schembari || "With changing business models and an enormous amount of online opportunities, what’s the best advice?"