To NYU Publishing Students: A Shifting Publishing Landscape Digital Book World After you leave this room this morning, each and every one of you could publish and distribute a book – your own book, one you’ve written – to millions of potential…
Would have been cool to listen in on this lecture. Fortunately, you can read the transcript from the link above….
And one of the really meaningful quotes :
“Digital distribution, ebooks, has democratized the access to large audiences for publishers – and anyone can be a publisher today. In 2012, over 300,000 books were self-published in just the U.S., eclipsing the number of books “professionally published.” While most of those books are read by few if any people, many of them are reaching huge audiences of readers. Some authors are even becoming millionaires from their self-published work.”
Kind of inspiring, isn’t it?