eReaderJoy: thoughts and news from Eolake Stobblehouse about the wonderful new platform of tablets and e-reading devices. Some say, the biggest advance to reading since Gutenberg (Okay, I said that).
"Oh for a book and a shady nook..." -- John Wilson
Monday, March 18, 2013
Self-Published Title Hits No. 1 on Ebook Best-Seller List for First Time
Self-Published Title Hits No. 1 on Ebook Best-Seller List for First Time,article.
I think this is joyous and portentous news. It proves finally in hard numbers that while publishers may have their place, they are not a necessary ingredient to achieve not only success, but big success. In other words, their majority bite of the pie is optional, and their filtering mechanism, their judge function, is also optional.