If you haven’t been reading the internet news about e-books and price wars lately, you may not have heard about the growing concerns caused by Amazon’s behavior, which is aptly described by Charles Stross in this article What Amazon’s ebook Strategy Means. There was also a suit filed against the big six publishers; you can read about that on Wired.com in Bigger Than Agency, Bigger Than E-Books: The Case Against Apple and Publishers and other places.
None of this surprises me, but then again, none of it affects me or my mad plots either. If there’s one thing I’ve learned, is that there isn’t any stability in an author’s career. Doesn’t matter if you write short stories or scripts, articles or engineering manuals, comics or role-playing games. The money, and the potential to earn or publish, is always in flux. The only constant is the Work.
- Mood: Plagued with allergies. So… Not sane.
Caffeinated Beverages Consumed: Two.
Work-Out Minutes Logged Yesterday: Walkin’ in mah boots.
Yesterday’s Projects: Redacted for several months.
In My Ears: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Game Last Played: Dungeon Siege III
Movie Last Viewed: Blood the Last Vampire
Book Last Read: Redacted for several months.
Latest Artistic Project: Cross-stitch
Latest Release: Redwing’s Gambit for Bulldogs! the RPG