Houghton Mifflin Files for Bankruptcy and the Publishing Industry Limps On

The San Francisco Chronicle yesterday reported that “Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co., the publisher of authors from Mark Twain to J.R.R. Tolkien, sought bankruptcy protection to eliminate more than $3 billion in debt.  The company, based in Boston, listed $2.68 billion in assets and $3.53 billion in debt in Chapter 11 documents filed today inContinue reading “Houghton Mifflin Files for Bankruptcy and the Publishing Industry Limps On”

Self-Publishing: Some Advice About Marketing from Scott Steinberg

There is a great article on porfolio.com about Scott Steinberg whose recent book “The Modern Parent’s Guide to Kids and Video Games” is generating buzz in the self-publishing world because it is so varied in price.  There is a printed copy from Lulu.com for $17.99, the iBooks, Kindle and Nook versions are $3.99 and he is alsoContinue reading “Self-Publishing: Some Advice About Marketing from Scott Steinberg”