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Eight-Tracks, Rotary Phones…and Printed Books?

The big five publishing houses are being pretty tight-lipped on the subject, so maybe agents do have a reason to be concerned: according to Publisher’s Weekly, authors can no longer assume that signing a standard publishing contract will guarantee a print format edition of their book. In the past, a print version was considered standard, […]

E-dangers for Writers

21st-century technology is presenting writers with unprecedented opportunities, but new dangers always come along with new possibilities. On Friday, the Writer Beware blog discussed the importance of context when reporting sales figures for e-books and self-published “e-authors” like Seth Godin and Joe Konrath. The next day, AOL’s ran a story called “E-Piracy: The High […]