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Bookfuture

  1. 1. The Future of the Book Sunday, October 10, 2010
  2. 2. <not important> • Cedric Chin • Eli James (.org) • @shadowsun7 • novelr.com • Computer Science • pandamian.com • fiction2.0 • Brantley fic20 list Sunday, October 10, 2010
  3. 3. Publishing Today Sunday, October 10, 2010
  4. 4. Economics of a Book USD $26 Hardcover $3.90 - Author Royalties $1.80 - Paper, Binding, Printing $1.00 Distribution $4.60 - Rent, Editors, Sales Force, Unearned Author Advances $13 - Publisher Sunday, October 10, 2010
  5. 5. Economics of a Book • Bookstores return 35% of all hardcovers • Publishers make a loss on a majority of their catalog Sunday, October 10, 2010
  6. 6. Low Margins • Risky business • Hard to get published Sunday, October 10, 2010
  7. 7. Digital Publishing Sunday, October 10, 2010
  8. 8. eBooks ePub Sunday, October 10, 2010
  9. 9. XML-based formats Sunday, October 10, 2010
  10. 10. Bookfuture Sunday, October 10, 2010
  11. 11. What Problem Does The Publishing Industry Solve? Sunday, October 10, 2010
  12. 12. Richard Nash Sunday, October 10, 2010
  13. 13. Problem with eBooks • Craig Mod • HTML-based books • The annotated book Sunday, October 10, 2010
  14. 14. Web Fiction Sunday, October 10, 2010
  15. 15. Pandamian Social Books Cursor Sunday, October 10, 2010
  16. 16. Questions? Sunday, October 10, 2010
  17. 17. Sunday, October 10, 2010
  18. 18. Sunday, October 10, 2010

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