Thursday, September 18, 2008

Publishing Crisis

It's an interesting time to be jumping into a publishing career. Chat rooms and articles on the topic are very gloomy and doomy, with factors and debates including corporate publishing houses vs. mom and pop publishers, huge chain bookstores replacing independent local booksellers, and ebooks and online journals replacing print. While many consider it a crisis, I am actually optimistic and excited about entering entering this field at just this time. It seems that the publishing industry will need a complete restructuring and update and I'm up for it! This fantastic (and optimistic) article talks about the history, many of the concerns, and some solutions for the future success of publishing.

1 comment:

Marianne Elixir said...

I am excited to hear your continued processing through this intriguing time in publishing history.