In this week’s Critical Margins Podcast, Jason and Kevin discuss models worth following in the future of publishing and the myths that come along with digital publishing. Do we all need to act like we’re publishers in order to succeed? Over at Litragger.com, author Adam Lefton wrote an article titled, “5 Myths About the New Era of Publishing.” Lefton brings up some excellent points about the future of publishing we’d like to discuss today.
We’re in a turbulent time in publishing right now. We’ve talked about how to get published and how to write in previous shows, but today, we’d like to to look at the myths, the hopes, and the promises. Are there models we can follow to get published and find readers?
Mentioned in the show:
- “5 Myths About the New Era of Publishing” by Adam Lefton, Litragger.com
- Jane Friedman’s excellent questions prompted by Lefton’s article
- Jason’s take on the zombified approach to publishing
- Kevin’s take on the traditional pub. sinking ship
- What “Evernote Essentials” author Brett Kelly is up to now
- “1,000 True Fans,” by Kevin Kelly
- “Start Here: How to Write a Book Proposal” by Jane Friedman
- Some reviews of top audiobook sites. Can we do better?
- How Radiohead found success with “In Rainbows”