๐Ÿ“‘ Smorgasbords Donโ€™t Have Bottoms – Publishing in the 2010s

Bookmarked Smorgasbords Donโ€™t Have Bottoms (n+1)

No one wakes up in the morning hoping to be as vapid as possible. But eventually you internalize the squeeze. Everyone down the chain adjusts their individual decisions to the whim of the retailer, or to their best guess at the whim of the retailer. If itโ€™s Barnes & Noble, you may hear that a cover doesnโ€™t work, that the store wonโ€™t carry the title unless you change it. If itโ€™s Amazon, you may not hear anything at all. You go back and adjust your list of wildly optimistic comparative titlesโ€Šโ€”โ€Šitโ€™s The Big Short, but .โ€ฏ.โ€ฏ. for meteorology!

The editors at N+One discuss the current process associated with publishing in the 2010’s and the place of Amazon within all of this.

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