A short piece from me about a long piece from David Vinjamuri. Thoughtful and thought-provoking, detailed and thoroughly researched, this article, Publishing is Broken, We’re Drowning in Indie Books and That’s a Good Thing goes into depth about the advantages and disadvantages of independent (self-) publishing, gives reasons for its growth and predictions for the future of the industry, six pages of fair assessment.
The ever-increasing numbers of traditionally published authors rallying to the Indie banner is surprising, but it shouldn’t be. For decades, Indie Music and Indie Films have been the avant-garde.
Writers don’t have much excuse for remaining silent – except for fear of being heard.