Is Amazon a “Ruthless Money-Making Devil”? – James Daunt, UK bookseller extraordinaire, makes a bold claim
Five Tips on Writing…from the Grinch – Fun article for the Christmas Season
EMI is sold! – Music giant will be split in half and sold to Universal and Sony. Yes it is the music industry but it would have the same type of impact in the book industry if one of the Big Six were split up and sold. Consolidation continues to dominate the media world. The sale includes their Christian label which includes Amy Grant and Steven Curtis Chapman.
23 Questions to Ask Your Novel – A fantastic exercise to go through after you’ve typed “The End.”
How Many Christmases Until We See a Whole New Industry? – Mike Shatzkin asks some great questions about the future of Publishing
An Excuse for Plagerism? - Quentin Rowan blames his plagerism on his addiction. Personal responsibility never crosses his mind. “I lost my job in the Brooklyn bookstore where I was a part-owner, my beautiful girlfriend left me (and the apartment we were going to share), and my future in the only field I know anything about, books, came to ignominious end.”
On the Future Partnership of Thomas Nelson with HarperCollins – A great interview with Mark Schoenwald, CEO of Thomas Nelson