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: