The Transformation Of The Book

- by Vonna Harper

Deb Werksman, Editorial Manager, Sourcebooks As technology surges forward, it’s a time of great excitement and of great trepidation for authors. On the one hand, reader favorites that have been long out of print can now be brought back and produce a new income stream. On the other hand, with over 1 million (yes, that’s […]

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Brainstorming the Future of Publishing

- by Elaine Isaak

We had some exciting panels today, rife with the sort of tension and subtext we love to write about, an expression of the mingled enthusiasm and worry about the industry that comes from living in interesting times.  But the prognosis overall sounds positive, and the latest AAP information shows that book sales have rebounded to […]

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The Name Fits

- by Patricia McLinn

A friend Tweeted recently, saying “illegal downloaders/pirates SUCK. That is all.” I absolutely agree with the first sentiment. And, sure, the Tweeter meant “That is all” as a sign-off, but in its other sense, it’s not all. Not anywhere close to being all. A blog I posted here in January  about trying to pull the […]

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A Call to Protect Copyright’s Answered

- by Patricia McLinn

You know how some stories change in mid-stream? Well, this is one of those. I started writing this blog saying that it was a work in progress. That I was “telling you upfront that there’s no ending – happy or otherwise – to this tale. Not yet.” I was wrong. There is an ending. And […]

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