RE: [podcasters] Re: 9 days until my book hits Amazon!
- I think the music labels feel this way more about creative commons artists
in website collectives than about indie labels. The analogy is more
From: George L Smyth [mailto:glsmyth@...]
Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2008 3:04 PM
Subject: RE: [podcasters] Re: 9 days until my book hits Amazon!
I am sure that the record labels feel the same way about independent artists
they have not selected them so they cannot have quality. We have seen a
decline of the music monopoly, so the question is whether or not this old
thinking will similarly affect big publishing. I think that this is yet to
known, but am glad to have the opportunity to hear and read authors who do
necessarily have the approval of the publishers.
--- "Steven R. Boyett" <steve@steveboy. <mailto:steve%40steveboy.com> com>
> I don't disagree with any of this, but it's also important to know thatmany
> publishers view PDF and podcast novels the way many people view open-mike-------------------------------------
> night at a coffee house: as amateur & wannabe magnets. But if writers are
> viewing podcast novels as a way to ostensibly "matriculate" into "real"
> publishing, they are only validating the status quo.
> steve boyett
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