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Slushie

In a recent Salon.com piece, Laura Miller ruminates on the increased challenge of finding quality work to read when self publishing exponentially increases the available options. Read her piece here.  While reading unsolicited work (aka slush) can be a trying experience, as Miller vividly attests, it also provides an unfiltered view of the eccentricities and preoccupations of … Continue reading

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Book Publishing Not Quite Dead, Again

Recently Garrison Keiller published the New York Times Op-Ed piece “The End of an Era In Publishing” which discusses how self-publishing will irrevocably change the publishing industry. His somewhat tongue-in-cheek assessment prompted Minnesota Public Radio’s MidMorning program to devote an hour to discussing the topic of whether or not book publishing as we know it is … Continue reading