May 3, 2012 @ 10:37:00 am
"Electronic author cooperatives" read self-published e-books so you don’t have to: Do Authors Dream of Electric Books?, Awesome Indies and Rock*It Reads are three collectives that wade through the muck to find books that could go mainstream. Blogger Andrew Crofts speculates that this "hugely encouraging and inspiring model” could provide a solution to “to the great marketing dilemma – how do you get your book talked about and heard about when there is so much competitive din going on all around?"
After observing that of “most of the writers I have friendships with... we met online, interact online, and I know very very little about who they are, what they do everyday, what they care about aside from what they post online”, HMTL Giant’s Lily Hoang puts together a spreadsheet to break down the online vs. real
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