Articles from February 2011

I Went to TOC, and All You Got Was This Wrap-Up

February 23rd, 2011 · 14 Comments

Months of anticipation. Weeks of preparing. Days of thinking. Hours of wondering. And that’s before the annual Tools of Change for Publishing Conference begins. Once the action starts, the mental rush is indescribable. It takes me days just to organize my thoughts, an entire year to wonder at how what I heard is playing out […]

File Under: The Future of Publishing

Bookstores Now, More than Ever

February 9th, 2011 · 20 Comments

At next week’s Tools of Change for Publishing conference, I am moderating a panel on the future of bookstores (Tuesday, 2/15, 1:40 pm, be there!). I proposed this topic because, despite today’s challenges, booksellers are critical to the publishing food chain. The loss of booksellers — traditional and innovative — is a huge blow to […]

File Under: The Business of Publishing