writing & publishing

Amazon & Hachette

News in the book industry has pretty much been dominated by the latest round of Amazon versus the world. Remember when Amazon took away Macmillan’s books from their website? This time it’s the huge publisher Hachette that they’re fighting. Amazon has a contract dispute with Hachette; as a result, the retailer has taken away pre-order […]

genre stuff writing & publishing

Amazon vs Publishers

The New York Times asks if Amazon will kill of book publishers: Traditional publishers, unfortunately, don’t have a relationship with the reader — or if they do, it’s extremely tenuous. Ask most consumers what publishers their favorite authors are aligned with, and 9 out of 10 couldn’t tell you. If you don’t have a relationship, […]