Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Our Evolving Publishing Vocabulary: Why Do We Use the Words We Do? Publishing Perpectives
The traditional vocabulary we've used to describe publishing is breaking down. We now have traditional publishers, digital first publishers, self-publishers, and quasi-professional vanity presses all vying for our attention. When is it appropriate to use each term? What are the differences?