Have you discovered The Alexandria Project?
About two weeks ago I interrupted my current cybersecurity thriller series to post an essay I titled Intermission: The High Cost of Free. It could as easily have been posted as part of this series, but I wanted to make a point to the readers of that series. If you’re planning on self-publishing a book and haven’t read that piece yet, I believe that it would be worth your while to do so.
That post generated some interesting responses, some appearing as public comments and others arriving by email. Two struck me as being particularly relevant to this series, because they suggest the goal posts between which the future of writing and publishing is likely to lie.
The first response was posted as a comment by Martin Coetze at the end of an exchange that you can read here, and which read as follows:
So far, I’ve been doing all the talking, so don’t forget that the “post a comment” button is just below, and my email address is andrew dot updegrove at gesmer.com. Let’s exchange some ideas based on what you’ve read above.