Archive for May 31st, 2010

The founders of Electric Literature, a multi-platform (POD and electronic) literary journal, talk about distribution, production, and (of course, always) content. Among other things, e-publishing refactors time spent in production and distribution processes, allowing greater outreach to readers. The compression of unit costs facilitated by e-publishing allows publishers to take greater risks; these guys are focusing on the literary short story, a form that has had very few venues in recent years.

Another nail in the coffin of the tired old “e-publishing will kill books” meme, most recently propagated by Klinkenborg in the NY Times.

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