Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The publishing industry
I often get frustrated, even angry, about publishing now.
Last weekend I went to look at a house -- I've never owned one -- and while talking to lots of people who had, I learned quite a bit about real estate agents and contractors. Someone advising me said,
"Your interest and theirs are not aligned -- the more money you spend, the more they make."
That really took me aback -- it's in EVERYONE's interest in publishing for a book to do well: the author's, the editor's, the publisher's, the agent's, everyone. No one cares as much as the author, but at least we're all on the same side!
Posted by Libby Koponen at 9:12 AM