Interesting breakdown of Seth Godin’s Kickstarter — note that it’s therefore mainly carried by his big fans, in a limited edition kind of way. It’s how to publish niche successfully — it’s not necessarily a lesson for big publishers beyond that. Continue reading
Deborah Beale is a mother, businesswoman, and writer. She collaborates with Tad Williams as well as manages the business arising from his books and their joint enterprise. For many years before this, Deborah was a book publisher in the UK, publishing across all fields of fiction and non-fiction, and specializing in SF and fantasy. Deborah was a founder member of the Orion Publishing Group. Today she lives and works with Tad and their family in California.
I have 12 more proof copies of The Dirty Streets of Heaven, and I need people who will read them and be active on the web, generating chatter about Tad’s new Bobby Dollar series Continue reading
Penguin Says Government “Sides With A Monopolist” In Long Answer to AntiTrust Suit; Macmillan Says DOJ Suit Is Nothing But Slim “Circumstantial Evidence” and “Innuendo”; Letters to Justice: Kohn’s 55-Page Brief, and Bookseller Peter Glassman’s Argument Continue reading
It’s rare to see the NYT and WSJ philosophically aligned on how the government uses its power, but they and others in press seem to be coming together to raise questions about why the Department of Justice is beating up on publishers Continue reading
We live with the real @frankie_wah. The Twitter version, I told a friend, is a cartoon and he isn’t the same thing. Behind us my Best Beloved growled, But not far off. Continue reading