The day started with the realization that it was Thursday. I’m still on holiday, now in another city from last week. Things are much busier here, more distractions. Then I also realized that I had not touched a computer since I got here.
What was the blog post going to be about? Still being on holiday? How wrinkly a child can get when water sliding? The Tennis on TV?
So a quick look into Twitter…to look for items of interest.
Rachelle has tale of woe about what happens when a publisher has a preconceived notion of a book and before reading it plans the marketing of it.
If you are looking for a chewy article to help you understand new media and how our habits are changing around the web and what it means to you, the author, read this article, The Web Is A Customer Service Medium.
Bookbuzzr is posting a great series of articles about book marketing mistakes. This one is on Tag lines. This is a very good article.
Publishers Weekly has an article up on whether We Have Reached The Tipping Point Where Self Publishing Is Better Than A Book Deal.
Still on this topic….
Richard Curtis has been looking at Whether Authors Make Good Publishers…
Richard and JA Konrath are going head to head over this…go on be a spectator and read the comments on this article. This is probably going to be a big issue of 2011. Publish yourself or stay with the traditional model…..
If you are thinking about book trailers this year here is a YouTube resource list for you.
I'll be back home next week...Keep an eye on Craicerplus (My Amplify Page) for new content.
Off to watch the Tennis....