I should never read the comments on other people’s writing information blogs. The comments discourage me, generally for one of two reasons. If the blog is about traditional publishing, and the authors are traditionally published only with no desire to change, I get discouraged at the amount of misinformation. If the blog is about indie publishing, I get discouraged because successful indie publishing writers think […]
The Business Rusch: Smackdown!!!!! Kristine Kathryn Rusch What passes for American journalism these days loves a good smackdown, and a week ago Monday, the Journalists Who Cover Publishing got one. On that day, some nervous publishing executives, afraid they wouldn’t get a hot deal, leaked to the press that Amanda Hocking, “darling of the indie world,” as one blog called her, was in […]
The Business Rusch: More About Midlist Writers (Changing Times Part Thirteen) Kristine Kathryn Rusch Two weeks ago, I promised you that I’d tell you why midlist writers will benefit the most from the changes in publishing that we’ve been discussing. Last week, I stepped out of the model to discuss the rapid change that happened over the holidays and this week, I am refraining from […]
The mystery imprint of Delos Books has just published my novel Hitler’s Angel in Italian. The book had a strange run in the U.S., which resulted in a tiny edition, almost a limited edition. It’ll reappear in English, in my preferred version, from the British publisher MaXcrime in June. In the meantime, enjoy the lovely Italian cover.