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Especially in the past few years, there has been a lot of game changers in publishing. It leaves many to wonder, can there be much left to cause big changes in publishing?
Mike Shatzkin still thinks that there can, and below he talks about five possible events that can still happen as game changers in publishers. As for things staying the course, below Jane Friedman talks about internet marketing that still works really effective in self-publishing, including pop-ups on websites:
Striving for gold
The Olympics… you can’t get away from them in a sports mad country. As they are happening overnight for us a lot of people are bleary eyed in the morning here. Joanna Penn pulled out a piece she wrote when she was in the thick of the Olympics in London. It’s still relevant for authors. Ten things the Olympics can teach writers.
Maureen Crisp has been writing her weekly publishing roundups for over seven years. She is a traditionally published children's author as well as indie-published. She lives in New Zealand and is heading the team organising the 4th National Conference of Children's Writers and Illustrators. She is currently trying her hand at writing a children’s book series if she can drag herself away from forever tweaking her Mars novel or obsessing over space.