Thursday, December 4, 2008

The Sky Really Is Falling!

Other blogs are covering yesterday’s MAJOR publishing “Black Wednesday” shake-up far better than I could, but all writers should be aware that Big Things are going on at the New York houses: restructuring, lay-offs, and much uncertainty about the future. Time for us to hunker down and focus on our work…or maybe it's time to write the next Harry Potter book to save the industry!

Here are some good places to go for more details:

Galleycat, for facts and news
Maud Newton, for analysis
Editorial Ass, for an overview
Janet Reid, for some common sense


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