The publishing industry is changing on a daily basis. If there’s one thing anyone could predict about the future of publishing, it’s that there’s no way to predict the future of publishing. That said, there are interesting trends revealing themselves in the rise e-book sales as a percentage of overall book sales, the take-off of indie publishing, the indie writers who are taking traditional publishing book deals, and the writers who’ve always traditionally published but are jumping ship into indie publishing. Keeping up with all the news is time-consuming, necessary, and absolutely worth every minute of reading and studying.
Archives for March 2011
Addie pays quick cash for cursed objects. That’s how she makes the innocent safe–and how she atones every single day for the terrible bargain she made as a young, abused girl on the street. She never speaks of the vile price she paid for freedom or the crime she committed–until the victim strolls through the door of her shop carrying the worst curse of all. Originally published in the DAW Books anthology Crime Spells.
Griff broke the law and missed his own wedding on account of getting caught. To add insult to injury, his bride-to-be married a better prospect and hopped the final transport off-planet, leaving Griff to his immediate punishment and worse—a lifetime trapped on a used-up world. What kind of future could a would-be adventurer like himself conjure from dust, dreams, and beer? Originally published in the DAW Books anthology Cosmic Cocktails.
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