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Big Publishers

Mr. Patterson, Meet Mr. Patterson

J.E. Fishman | Posted 06.26.2013 | Books
J.E. Fishman

Let's sit down, break bread, and figure out how to guarantee that books by all writers, big and small, will have a prosperous future.

9 Ways Big Pub Is Like Big Pharma

J.E. Fishman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Books
J.E. Fishman

Let's consider Big Pub in the context of Big Pharma -- an industry that in recent years has faced similar challenges to Big Pub and addressed them with similar business practices.

Pottermore: If Big Authors Do Not Need Big Publishers, Then What Are Big Publishers For?

FutureBook | Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

If the rumours are true (and they would seem to be) and JK Rowling has sidelined the publishing industry to put the Harry Potter series into electroni...

Authors: Throw Yourself Upon the Gears of Big Publishing

Mark Coker | Posted 07.18.2011 | Books
Mark Coker

Until recently, if a publisher refused to publish an author's book, it limited an author's ability to reach readers. Now, the e-book printing press is free and available to all.

Why Big Authors Are Walking Away From Big Deals To Self Publish

A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amy Hertz, Huffington Post: Why are big authors walking away from half a million dollar advances from big publishers? Watch the discussion between two...