Authors finally break the hold of publishers. But will their new master be more merciful with them.
While we’re on the subject of publishing, Sarah Lacy found a great monologue on the current state of publishing and how, in short, Amazon is tearing old publishing houses a new one.
And another excellent quote from the article:
News, music, and video have been disrupted by smaller companies with less cash on hand. Do publishers even think they have a chance against Bezos?
- Don't Buy Amazon.com. Fear It. (dailyfinance.com)
- Confessions of a Publisher: 'We're in Amazon's Sights and They're Going to Kill Us' (pandodaily.com)