More turmoil? More Reads? More Slush?

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The discussion goes on regarding the turmoil of traditional publishing, self-publishing, e-books and POD. Does it mean more choice for the reader? The writer? How are book stores handling the stormy climes? Will the big publishers fail?

  • Who’s job is it to decide what, from the proverbial slush pile, is good enough to publish, and what isn’t?
  • Who decides how long a book should stay in print?
  • Who gets which cut of the profit from sales?
  • And, who sets prices for sales — stockholders, publishers, the writer, the reader?

The following blogs have some interesting takes on the turmoil of the fast-changing world of books:

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