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500th DBW Expert Blog Post!

This is the 500th DBW Expert Publishing Blog post. Anti-climactic, I know, but here we are. In about 600 days (including weekends), we’ve had roughly 75 different folks from all over the ebook publishing landscape voice their opinions, ask questions and even sometimes break news. That’s about five posts every six days. In that...

Announcing Digital Book World 2014: DBW Readies for 5th Anniversary Event

[press Release] Digital Book World Readies for 5th Anniversary Event Organizers tout top speakers, exclusive partnership programs, and specialized tracks NEW YORK – September 20, 2013 – Digital Book World, the leading industry event in digital publishing strategy, has released select preview program details and opened registration for their January 13-15, 2014 event taking place...

Authors Among Us: The Problem Writ Larger

  The London-based literary agent Jonny Geller at Curtis Brown on Friday posted An Agent’s Manifesto at TheBookseller site in the UK. From his post: We publishing professionals are the ones who bear the risk—agents with time; publishers with investment; retailers with space. Authors risk only their whole life, self-esteem and their babies. In...

Open Sorcery: Letting the Authors In

  Yes, another journalist in your face. And I’ve been making a lot of noise lately about the relationship of authors to what I call the “publishing core.” The core is the business. The publishing companies and their satellites — those agents, editors, designers, developers, and Pret a Manger servers whose daily labors lie...