Wednesday, March 3, 2010

What’s News?

It seems that every day brings another change to the publishing business. Whether it's an innovative book reader being announced, or the launch of a new--and, of course, revolutionary--business model, or (simply!) more corporate restructuring, there's always something going on.

It's tough to keep up with so much turmoil, but I try (hey, it beats writing!).

I get a lot of my information from three daily e-bulletins, delivered straight to my email box. Subscribe and find out what’s going on!

I also pick up bits and pieces of newsworthy items from Twitter (maybe that should be "twits and pieces"). Often, the tweets will include links to more in-depth sources. Sarah Weinman (@sarahw) is one of the newsier people to follow, especially for happenings in the world of mystery fiction.

Where do you get your industry news?



Elizabeth Spann Craig said...

It's a little scattered. I subscribe to the NY Times book blog,'s book blog, Huff Post book blog, Guardian UK, etc. I also get a lot from GalleyCat. Then there's Twitter, of course. I'm probably getting it from so many directions that it's hard to absorb...

Thanks for the newsy Twitterer to follow....

Mystery Writing is Murder

Jane Kennedy Sutton said...

I subscribe to Publishers Lunch, but plan to check into the other two you mentioned. I also scan the book sections of various online newspapers.

Galen Kindley--Author said...

Publisher's Lunch is my source. When I really want the hot skinny...quck and dirty...I visit a Million Blogging Monkeys. Always something of interest.

Best Wishes, Galen
Imagineering Fiction Blog

Alan Orloff said...

Elizabeth - You must me able to teach Evelyn Wood a thing or two. Too much news and my head would explode.

Jane - Maybe I should check out some online papers. Get a more balanced viewpoint. Hey, does Jon Stewart review fiction?

Galen - If you're reading this blog for news, then you've got a serious problem, sir. Although some of what I write is certainly quck :)