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The Future of Publishing: Enigma Variations

26 Mar

The Future of Publishing

The official launch of Jane Friedman’s latest work “The Future of Publishing”  will be this Sunday, April 1, but the e-book is already available at Scribd.

“This short e-book is funny. All-the-way-through-funny.” —eCapris review

“What makes this book so funny? Simply put:  Hyperbole. Ms. Friedman took all of my bleakest imaginings and wildest expectations of publishing industry trends, stripped them down, turned them on their edge, and somehow made me appreciate being shown how completely batty I’ve been over this topic.”  —Marni Folsom

Referenced by GalleyCat and Teleread, The Future of Publishing: Enigma Variations  Price $ 1.99
consists of 14 variations or brief insights on what the future of publishing holds. Consider it a definitive and comprehensive view on how book publishing will evolve and transform. It analyzes the future of not only authors, but also agents, editors, publishers, bookstores, and reading/literacy.

For those who are not yet familiar with Professor Jane Friedman: Read her bio at Wickipedia

Jane Friedman is a former publishing & media exec who now serves as a full-time assistant professor of e-media at the University of Cincinnati.

She has spoken on writing, publishing, and the future of media at more than 200 events since 2001, including South by Southwest, BookExpo America, and the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

Her expertise has been featured by sources such as NPR’s Morning Edition, Publishers Weekly, GalleyCat, PBS, The Huffington Post, and Mr. Media.

She has consulted with a range of nonprofits, businesses, and creative professionals, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Creative Work Fund, and the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati. Jane has more than a decade of hands-on experience in using new media and technology to engage and grow both online and offline communities.

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