No, this isn’t my usual Saturday Writing Essential piece. It’s not about writing, editing, book reviews, synopses, my family, funny kid stories, or the life of a writer.
It’s about saving the world of publishing!
My publisher just sent me this link to an article by an editor at a large publishing company. It explains what happened in the book industry in Sept/Oct of this year, and is rather alarming.
Here’s the link:Â What went wrong
If you’d like to help, and buy a book, I’ve posted several of my own recommendations here. Most are from authors who aren’t mass marketed, but should be. ;o)
Also, if you’d like to see what popular authors live in my library, you can get a taste here:
If you’re stymied for holiday presents, consider a book! It’s a gift that will last a lifetime, and hopefully be shared among the whole family.
Aaron Paul Lazar, playing a sad song below and hoping you’ll buy someone’s book today!