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Friday, February 26, 2010

Publishing Pulse 2-26-10

Around the Publishing Blogosphere:

Agent Kristin Nelson discusses the new ebook sales models.

Nathan Bransford is wondering whether you or your characters are really in charge of your novel.

Jessica Faust shows why querying with a chip on your shoulder probably won't work.

Rachelle Gardner explains why agents have submission guides in the first place.

In Publishing News:

Turns out, as ebook readers, men outnumber women. Which is a bit interesting, as readers of print books are primarily women.

And Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had some good economic news.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

H. L. Dyer, M.D. writes women's fiction and works as the Clinical and Academic Director for the Hospitalist Program at a pediatric teaching hospital near Chicago. In addition to all things literary, she enjoys experimental cooking and composing impromptu parodies to annoy close friends and family. Click to visit her personal blog, Trying to Do the Write Thing.


David said...

On the other hand, I bet men predominate as purchasers of new and expensive electronic devices, so the intersection of readers and said purchasers is a toss up.

Stina said...

The e-book thing doesn't surprise me. Guys love their gagets. :)