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Self-Publishers will become publishers | Tim O’Reilly TOC New York

Self-Publishers will become publishers | Tim O’Reilly TOC New York

Tim O’Reilly, CEO of O’Reilly Media, had some positive notes on the future of publishing when he was interviewed by Jenn Webb at the recent O’Reilly Tools of Change Conference in New York. “There’s no question in my mind that self-publishing is the wave of the future, with one big caveat: self-publishers will become publishers.

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BBC Radio 4 – The Bottom Line | Books and The Future of Publishing

BBC Radio 4 programme, The Bottom Line, discussed books and the future of publishing last week. Presented by Evan Davis and featuring studio guests Jonny Geller, literary agent and joint CEO Curtis Brown; Victoria Barnsley, CEO of publisher HarperCollins UK & International; Michael Tamblyn, Chief Content Officer at Toronto-based ebook retailer Kobo. The programme was

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The Future of Publishing 2020: A Program For Publishers and Self-Publishers (Part 1)

During the last few months of 2012, there has been a great deal of discussion among authors, as well as the wider publishing media, about the role of self-publishing within the mainstream industry. While some have reported the successes of self-published authors like Colleen Hoover, Bella Andre, and Samantha Young during 2012—and the moves by

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Best of 2012 TIPM: The Future of Publishing 2020: Translation and Publishing in the 21st Century

This is our best of 2012 TIPM articles. Have a great New Year…In my last article on TIPM, I talked about how digitalization and The Self-Publishing Honeypot has helped transform publishers from the role of curator and educator to one of facilitator and provider. The transformation is far from complete, and many within the industry—in

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The Future of Publishing 2020: Translation and Publishing in the 21st Century

In my last article on TIPM, I talked about how digitalization and The Self-Publishing Honeypot has helped transform publishers from the role of curator and educator to one of facilitator and provider. The transformation is far from complete, and many within the industry—in spite of digitalization heralding the age of disintermediation and the rise of

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The Future of Publishing 2020: John Reed | Publishing Perspectives

Publishing Perspectives takes a reflective look over the past ten years of publishing through the eyes of John Reed, a books editor at Brooklyn Rail and also an esoterical US author of a number of novels during this period. His current novel, Snowball’s Chance, was published by a little-know literary press in 2002 and this year was republished

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Radio Litopia with Morrison and Eisler: Slipping into The Sea or Sailing Out On A New Ocean?

Philip Jones lit the match again in the latest episode of Radio Litopia’s The Naked Book, featuring a discussion entitled, In The Land Of The E, The Glassy-Eyed Are King. In this episode, Jones is joined by Barry Eisler, a successful US author who has combined both legacy and self-publishing; literary agent Piers Blofeld; author,

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The Future of Publishing 2020: Control, Coker and ASI

This is a pretty thought-provoking post by Smashwords‘ Mark Coker. There are a number of strong arguments he makes for the control and advantage indie authors may hold over traditionally published authors in regards to ebook pricing. “One surprise, however, was that we found $2.99 books, on average, netted the authors more earnings (profit per

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Publishers Lunch | ASI-Pearson Deal – Related Links

Publishers Lunch » Penguin Acquires Self-Publishing Service Author Solutions For $116 Million One significant area this Publishers Lunch coverage does raise is the argument that the POD bubble may be on the wane. ASI has put a great deal into the launch of Booktango, as an ebook self-publishing platform, and the sale of ASI may

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