Publishing is not a Lottery

Joe Konrath ran an interview with Mark Coker of Smashwords the other day. Great interview. Super comments thread. Well worth reading, even the comments, as there’s a lot of meat and Mark takes the time to go in again and again to address various issues folks...

Ebook Shift Accelerating

Late last year, I predicted we would absolutely see ebook sales hit 25% of the book market in 2011, and possibly even break the 50% barrier this year as well, but absolutely do it in 2012 at the latest. That was a bit ahead of a lot of industry analysts, at the time....

Additional Thoughts About the PBS Situation

I actually had second thoughts from the beginning, about posting my last entry – the bit about the House of Representatives voting yes on a bill which effectively shuts down NPR and PBS. It’s obviously a political issue, and those get…dicey. I write...