I thought we could spend the next two blogs discussing this multi-post article by Rob Eagar from Digital Book World, classifying and discussing the four types of authors in the world: Unsuccessful Authors, Successful Authors, Authors Who Play Dead and Dead Authors. There, that simple. The end.
The digital revolution has left the publishing industry in a state of flux and has raised a lot of questions about the future of all involved. Specifically, what does the fall of bookstores mean for publishers?
Bloomberg View columnist, Virginia Postrel, recently posted this article about the future of brick and mortar bookstores. Could memberships be the showrooming solution the industry needs right now?