Weekly Roundup for April 24th

Not a whole lot of news this week as I’ve been very busy working on the nonfiction book and some articles.

Publishing Renaissance has put out a piece on becoming an indie publisher. It’s a three part series (part 1, part 2, and part 3) and is a great look at the ins and outs of starting your own publishing company. [via Publetariat]

The Elements of Style turns 50 this year and they’re releasing a 50th anniversary edition. I have a confession to make: I do not own a copy of The Elements of Style; I’ve never even opened a copy. Am I the only writer out there who hasn’t? I do, however, own a copy of The Chicago Manual of Style. [via New York Times]

Nathan Bransford has a great roundup of some other news in publishing this week, as always. A couple of my favorites: Dan Brown’s new book is getting a 5 million copy first printing (from what I understand, a first-time author generally gets a 10,000-20,000 copy first print run) and this royalty statement from NYT bestselling author Lynn Veihl.

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One thought on “Weekly Roundup for April 24th

  1. The successful independent publisher–one who makes a living at it–is prepared to take a broad view of the opportunities the publishing business offers, working with the good (but not great) and the interesting and useful (but not earth-shaking) so he or she can be ready and able to take on the truly wonderful thing when it appears.

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