Monthly Archives: March 2011

Publishing is like gambling

A friend recently emailed this great quote about publishing . . . When people say publishing is a business–actually it’s not quite a business. It’s part gambling and part arts and crafts, with a business component. It’s not like any … Continue reading

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Ebooks and Smart Independent Bookstores

The smart independent bookstores are not fighting the transition into the era of ebook reading and buying; they are finding ways to get in on the action.  This article I found on Indiebound’s website about Google ebooks and independent bookstores … Continue reading

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WordStream Publishing Author Meryl Runion on Talk Radio

WordStream Author Meryl Runion on K-Dub’s Lean Nation Radio Show this afternoon. AM 790 – Talk & Business – WPRV http://www.790business.com/ AM 790 – WPRV – Talk & Business

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Dodo birds and the Book Expo

Just a few years ago, major book industry events like Book Expo attracted buyers and managers from bookstores from around the world.  It gave the publishers the opportunity to put their authors in front of the buyers, and help the … Continue reading

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