Sunday, April 14, 2013

Recommended Reading Regarding Publishing: Legacy, e-book, and Vanity

Here are some "Interesting Stories/Links re Legacy Publishing, e-book publishing, and Vanity Publishing Companies::

•  The Slow Death of the American Author, by Scott Turow

•  Authors Guild's Scott Turow: The Supreme Court, Google, Ebooks, Libraries & Amazon Are All Destroying Authors

•  Scott Turow And The Politics of Cowardice by Barry Eisler

•  Author's Guild Boss On E-Book Price Fixing Allegations: But... But... Brick-And-Mortar!

•  Simon & Schuster Joins Forces With Author Solutions To Rip Off Writers

excerpt:  "Author Solutions is the umbrella for (and owner of) several seriously shady self-publishing service companies (or vanity presses, if you prefer) – such as AuthorHouse, Xlibris, iUniverse, and Trafford."

•  Penguin’s New Business Model: Exploiting Writers


Respectfully submitted,

William E. Maguire