- Publisher's (Thomas Nelson) viewpoint - http://michaelhyatt.com/2010/02/the-o%E2%80%99reilly-tools-of-change-for-publishing-conference.html (worth checking out the links in this long post too).
- Agent's viewpoint: http://pubrants.blogspot.com/2010/02/redefining-net-receipts-where-ebooks.html
Thursday, February 25, 2010
EXPLOSION IN E-BOOKS WILL AFFECT OUR PUB CONTRACTS
The writing and publishing blogs are speculating on how the explosion of e-books will change trade contracts and what cut authors will get. It's eye-opening and we need to keep up, even if our commercial print publishers are not there yet. This comment provides some perspective, “Nearly one quarter of Ebook consumers are exclusively buying Ebooks (unless no Ebook option exists).” —Kelly Gallagher, R.R. Bowker.
I believe it is just the tip of the iceberg.
Here are two blogs that will aid your learning: