News: What’s Happened Lately?

Because of my crazy schedule the past month or so, there are a lot of posts I wanted to do and haven’t gotten around to. My list of links to direct you to is getting kinda long, so I decided to do a roundup of articles that might interest you. Browse at your leisure!

Oh, and don’t forget to enter my giveaway! There’s still a couple of days left!

Leaked Document: Hachette Explains Why Publishers Are Relevant: I wonder if this was leaked or leaked, but it’s still an interesting read.

Industry Issues Aplenty at Last American Booksellers Association (ABA) Forum: With the way the industry is changing, this is definitely a good one to keep on top of.

Tor/Forge E-book Titles to Go DRM-Free: A bold move by Tor! Will other publishers follow suit?

Barnes & Noble, Microsoft Ink $300million Deal on E-Reading: BIG news. Will this change the landscape as much as some expect? It’s definitely a possibility.

Big Six Publishing Is Dead–Welcome The Massive Three: A reaction to the news from Microsoft and B&N, blogger and author of We Are Not Alone–The Writer’s Guide To Social Media Kristen Lamb talks about what this move could mean for the NYC legacy publishers. It’s long, but worth reading.

Can Publishers Stay Relevant?: Another blogger talking about the future of the traditional publishing model. Can it survive if it doesn’t start adapting fast?

Kay. I have to go to work now or I’m going to be late… again. Hope you enjoy the readings for the week! 😉

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