Publishing: 82 brilliant links for writers, authors and publishers

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1) thinking of self-publishing? be inspired by John Kremer’s Self Pub Hall of Fame http://bit.ly/4JIW
2) The publishing quadrant: where do you belong? http://tinyurl.com/c5yqls
3) Make Waves Online to Create a Path to Print Publication http://snipr.com/fog43
4) interesting interview with self-pub author http://jijr.com/hfIj
5)zombie mashup author gets 2 book deal http://short.to/4ail
6)end of the week publishing links http://snipr.com/fnq8i
7) self publishing in the blogosphere http://jijr.com/hfHV
8) Where’s The Bailout For Publishing? http://short.to/4b83
9) I’m tired of hearing about Kindle! Kindle Kindle Kindle!
 http://tinyurl.com/c77kkn
10) #Underfail: Rise of the Agents http://short.to/4ai9
11) Thanks to Query Letter Survivors, Plus Free Resources http://short.to/44ac
12) E-book idea was lit a long time ago http://snipr.com/fleei
13) Still Alice success story on CNN. http://tinyurl.com/cke2v2
14) A Campaign to Organize Against DRM http://jijr.com/h8zT
15) Kindle rival on the way from Barnes & Noble? Fictionwise involved? Or maybe Plastic Logic? http://short.to/451w
16) Adobe Teams Up With Stanza to Create Open EBook Catalog Standard http://snipr.com/fle1t
17) Articles on Self-Publishing: The Need for Balance http://snipr.com/fldra
18) Your Queries Say a Lot About You http://jijr.com/h8zC
19) The four secrets to getting (traditionally) published http://jijr.com/h8nS
20)Amazon Kindle: You only “rent” the content, you don’t own it http://jijr.com/h8nJ
21) Has self-publishing come of age? – feature in The Bookseller – http://bit.ly/7gpLG
22) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ‘mash-up’ becomes unexpected bestseller http://short.to/448l
23) Audiobooks make return as BBC sees 1m downloads http://snipr.com/flc7p
24) Why the Lack of a Jeff Bezos Dooms Mainstream Publishing http://short.to/4504
25) My Road to Getting Published by authonomy author http://short.to/45kn
26) In support of literary agents: http://tinyurl.com/dxjybt
27) Consumer Watchdog protests Google settlement http://snipr.com/fh8vv
28) More authors turn to Web and print-on-demand publishing http://jijr.com/h4Kb
29) What Can Publishers Learn from Nine Inch Nails? http://snipr.com/fh8n8
30) Amazon PR: You CAN include your book title in a review signature http://snipr.com/fh8fm
31) Don’t Write Off Books http://snipr.com/fh82s
32) The Absurdity of DRM http://snipr.com/fejak
33) a great defence of self-publishing (as if it needs it in 2009!) http://snipr.com/fh90s
34) self published author gets on Oprah! http://snipr.com/fh8k2
35) Of Plagues, Publishers And The Angel Of Death http://is.gd/raIE
36) Today a Boycott, Tomorrow a Revolution (Amazon) http://snipr.com/fej34
37) consolidation of self-publishing companies (already!) http://is.gd/r8XW
38) Publishing and ebooks: 37 great links http://short.to/3ups
39) Self publishing as a threat to niche http://tinyurl.com/cueusn
40) Is This the Future of the Digital Book? (a vook?) http://jijr.com/hxjB
41) Agentfail: a Response from a Non-Failing Agent http://is.gd/raDm
42) A No-Fail Zone http://snipr.com/feif4
43) Here’s a fascinating look at ebook technology http://bit.ly/10GZ8E
44) Is the Amazon Kindle bad for the book publishing industry? One author thinks so: http://www.slate.com/id/2212320/
45) Interview with editor of The Self Publishing Magazine http://snipr.com/fehzw
46) Publishers offer 8 free digital books including 70 solutions to common writing mistakes: http://is.gd/lZ23
47) midlist author on the truth about publicity budgets http://snipr.com/fbk6p
48) what is publishing 2.0 and why is it good news? http://snipr.com/d2kod
49) How independent publishing will save literature from the recession http://bit.ly/3MWGw
50) Should You Create a Kindle Book? An Author’s Guide http://bit.ly/Bfmct
51) Financial Post says ‘as electronic readers have become more popular so have regular books’ http://is.gd/nqe3
52) Apples iPhone 3.0 A Tipping Point for a Beleaguered Publishing Industry?’ http://twoak.com/gahb
53) Must read for those in publishing: Thoughts on eContent, Free Content and Pricing Model
 by @JWikert: http://is.gd/qRJN
54) 5 Questions to Ask Yourself After Hearing: We Can’t Sell Enough to Justify Publishing It http://jijr.com/hc9w
55) Have Ebooks Already Gone Mainstream? http://jijr.com/hc96
56) Why Google Book Search Is A GOOD Thing For Indies http://snipr.com/f6g6n
57) How E-Books Make (A Lot Of) Cents http://snipr.com/f6fk6
58) Amazon Customers Boycotting eBooks over $9.99 http://snipr.com/f6e7s (mine is under $1! http://bit.ly/tX9v )
59) Video: How Gary Vaynerchuk built a platform
and attracted a 10 book deal http://tinyurl.com/d5gahk
60) Poddy Mouth Speaks! An Interview with the Original POD Reviewer http://is.gd/qBUh
61) 10 things to expect from an agent http://jijr.com/hhxF
62) glossary of book publishing terms (giggle!) http://short.to/3jqg
63) #agentfail – check out the comments http://is.gd/qBSa
64) Concerns over piracy are the least of our worries over ebooks http://ow.ly/1OQQ #ebooks
65) Mills & Boon falls for social networking http://is.gd/qsnn (they sell a book every 6.6 seconds!)
66) review: 50 benefits of ebooks http://bit.ly/4SuKM
67) on getting noticed by the publishing industry http://bit.ly/15D63d
68) Gary Vaynerchuk, In Print http://tinyurl.com/cbjm5s
69) Great piece on publishing by @indieauthor on TeleRead: http://snurl.com/f2tbt
70) e-Books: destined for history’s dustbin? http://is.gd/qdVa
71) 50 benefits of ebooks – BRILLIANT book! a must read for #authors & #publishers (only $1) http://bit.ly/izFVO
72) E-books continue to grow significantly, sales reached $113 million in 2008, up 68.4%. http://jijr.com/Z7h
73) Thoughts on e-readers and the self-publishing revolution. http://jijr.com/Z73
74) The Dream of an Instant Book http://short.to/3ddh and espresso book machine trip http://short.to/yyn
75) Self-Published Novel Wins Major Literary Award http://is.gd/q1dh
76) “BEST PRACTICES” FOR THE POD INDUSTRY http://snipr.com/ezhb8
77) want to know about alternatives to trad publishing? read these blogs http://bit.ly/SyZF1
78) A 13-year-old boy tells the publishing industry what teens want. http://jijr.com/YaD
79) What Publishers Need to Learn from Software Developers http://is.gd/q01y
80) Robert Kiyosaki Invites Reader Collaboration on His Latest Book http://snipr.com/ezg7q
81) “If any industry deserves to go under, it’s the publishing industry” http://snipr.com/ezfx4
82) The future of publishing: as frightening as any Stephen King story? http://is.gd/jT52

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Comments

  1. says

    Well, there goes the rest of my weekend and a couple of evenings this week…

    Absolutely awesome list. I hardly know where to begin!

    Cheers

    George

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