Monthly Archives: February 2012

The New World of Publishing: Pricing Indie Books…Some 2012 Thoughts

Normally I hate talking about pricing of ebooks by indie publishers because there are no right answers and I always end up making people mad. But that said, things are changing so fast that my last post about pricing (besides … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Reasons for a Trade Paper Edition

The writer, Steve Perry, asked me a couple of good questions in the comments on the last article. I wanted to try to answer them up front here because I thought the questions, or the basic question, important. The basic … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: What Indie Production Actually Costs

Every few days I get someone making a comment on a topic and mentioning they can’t do such-and-such because it just costs too much. And I get at least one letter a week asking me how I can do so … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Following

There is one really bothersome problem I have noticed a great deal in this new world of publishing we all live in. Writers and some publishers blindly follow someone without ever thinking. They hear a piece of advice, whether it … Continue reading

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