The hard truths of publishing right now

There are some realities in publishing that are tough right now… Format Original trade paper is now the way to go with many debuts. Hardcover is a tough sell and no one wants to be placing their authors out of the market. The traditional approach (hardcover release followed by paperback a year later) is nowContinue reading “The hard truths of publishing right now”

Trends: they’re fluid and you’ll never catch them

The feedback and trends from my recent BEA meetings and meetings with editors in New York City were varied, but there were some genre take aways that I can share that reflect where the industry is right now–especially in commercial trade publishing. I’m not saying anything new, you’ve probably all heard this on Twitter, onContinue reading “Trends: they’re fluid and you’ll never catch them”