Once upon a time, a writer taking on a big publisher like that remained secret, partly so that the writer could sell another book. (Even then, the large publisher would often bad-mouth the writer in private to any other publisher who would listen.)
Times have changed.
I didn’t read my five newspapers this morning. I’m cranky about that. I love my newspapers. I read them on my iPad, and don’t mind the advertising at all, even though I accidentally click on the ads once in a while. (And please, don’t tell anyone: Occasionally, I investigate the product.) Which is way more […]
The Business Rusch: Writers and Traditional Publishing Companies Kristine Kathryn Rusch Once upon a time, not so very long ago, writers had limited choices if they wanted to publish books. Sure, the writer could spend thousands of dollars self-publishing, and wind up with thousands of books in a garage and no place to sell them. […]
The Business Rusch: Unexpected Gold in Self Help Books Kristine Kathryn Rusch Lately I’ve been doing a lot of reading on women, money, and power, for a project that I’m working on. Most of these self-help books, written by women for women, contend that women are socialized differently. We’re raised so that we’re afraid to […]
The Business Rusch: Promotion Kristine Kathryn Rusch Finally, a week that’s a little slower than some others on the news front. Yes, there are some great blogs out there and some interesting news stories, but nothing earth-shattering. Or should I say, nothing that can’t wait until next week. Since December, many of you have […]