J.M. Reep

Posts Tagged ‘head in the sand’


In Commentary on June 28, 2009 at 1:04 am

Earlier this week, I was alerted to a blog post written by Susan Piver. Originally published back in February, it warns big publishers not to go down the same road, and make the same disastrous mistakes, as the music industry. Sure, blog posts that develop publishing/music analogies are a dime a dozen online (I’ve even written a couple myself), but Piver speaks from a unique perspective: she was employed in the music industry in the 1990s, but now works in publishing. Her prediction for the immediate future of publishing sounds like common sense, and is a prediction that I think most would agree with: Read the rest of this entry »