Book Publishing: ‘Don’t Get Me Started!’ – Tom Matlack Article

[…]Let’s face it — the whole chain bookstore, publishing house, agent, author thing is bankrupt. It’s even more 19th century than newspapers and old-fashioned crank music records. Don’t get me started on why the book business is worse off than television, radio, or magazines (all of whom are under extreme pressure). Of all these industries facing revolution, the book folks are the most arrogant. They just don’t get it.[…]

Tom Matlack, writing in The Huffington Post, gets his teeth into the book publishing industry in this article. This analysis is just one writer’s perspective on the industry, though, it didn’t help that Matlack’s book was turned down by fifty publishers before he decided to take thinks into his own hands.

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