These are interesting times in publishing.
Writers are self-publishing. Even agents are publishing their clients’ books.
Here are a few blogs that we follow at Ashland Creek Press:
A great resource for current industry news.
Mike Shatzkin provides an insider’s view of an industry in chaos. From author royalties on e-books vs. trade books to commentary on the evolution of Amazon, Shatzkin puts a great deal of thought and opinion into every blog he posts. If you read just one industry blog, this is it.
Alan Rinzler is a longtime industry expert and editorial consultant. He provides a number of tips for aspiring writers.
Joe Konrath is a case study in how to succeed in self-publishing, and his blog is an entertaining and informative read.
Agent Kristin Nelson provides nuggets of wisdom about query letters, publishing houses, and the industry in general.
This is another entertaining and well-written blog by literary agents.