Thursday, May 04, 2006

Once again the Internet lowers the barriers to entry

Sites Let Amateurs Be Published Authors Without the Book Deal

"The book industry is next in line to be 'indied' after music and movies," declared Blurb founder Eileen Gittins, referring to material that ordinary people produce independent of large media companies. "In the past three years there has been a huge shift from people being downloaders and consumers, to being uploaders and producers."



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