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  • Bradley Joseph
    Bradley Joseph
    American composer and producer
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    A lot of musicians don't learn the business. You just have to be well-rounded in both areas. You have to understand publishing. You have to understand how you make money, what's in demand, what helps you make the most out of your talent.
    Source: On running a label
  • Carrie Vaughn
    Carrie Vaughn
    American writer 1973-
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    All writing and publishing is very difficult, regardless of genre. There are going to be obstacles no matter what.
  • Alice Hoffman
    Alice Hoffman
    American novelist 1952-
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    Any institution becomes a community - whether it's a high school or a boarding school or a publishing company or a small town where everybody knows certain things about people.
  • Brad Stone
    Brad Stone
    American journalist 1971-
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    As we have seen again and again, when Amazon doesn't get the economic conditions from suppliers that it seeks, it simply goes its own way. In the book business, that has meant publishing its own titles under the various Kindle imprints. Now it's making diapers.
  • Anita Diamant
    Anita Diamant
    American author 1951-
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    I lived through a classic publishing story. My editor was fired a month before the book came out. The editor who took it over already had a full plate. It was never advertised. We didn't get reviewed in any major outlets.
  • Anne McCaffrey
    Anne McCaffrey
    American-Irish writer 1926-2011
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    I wouldn't encourage new writers to start off publishing through electronic media... it still isn't wide enough for the readership they would need to get a good start.
  • Cassandra Clare
    Cassandra Clare
    American author of young adult fiction 1973-
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    Nobody sells books like J.K. Rowling. We have a rule in publishing: Never compare anything to 'Harry Potter' because it's like lightning in a bottle.
  • Barry Eisler
    Barry Eisler
    American novelist
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    Overall, one of the things that excites me most about self-publishing is that the highest-value use of my time in promoting the books will be found in writing more of them.
  • Barry Eisler
    Barry Eisler
    American novelist
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    Publishing, legacy or indie, is a vehicle, and you can't opine about whether someone has chosen the right vehicle if you don't know where she intends to drive it.
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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    Technology has changed the way book publishing works, as it has changed everything else in the world of media.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    The publishing of a book is a worldwide event. The attempt to suppress a book is a worldwide event.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    There ain't nothing that breaks up homes, country, and nations like somebody publishing their memoirs.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it, and get sensible people to read it, are the three great difficulties in being an author.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Web publishing can create common spaces; it all depends on how we, the readers and sometimes the producers, react to technological change. If we sort ourselves into narrow groups, common spaces will be in big trouble. But there's no reason not to have common spaces on the Internet. There are lots of them out there.
  • Barry Diller
    Barry Diller
    American businessman 1942-
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    Well, the Internet is this miracle. It is an absolutely extraordinary idea that you can press a send button, and you are publishing to the world.
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