Archives: Gene Doucette

Author Gene Doucette offers a lucid account of the ‘collective insanity of the publishing industry’

March 2, 2016 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: self publishing.

Fantasy Author Gene Doucette has posted one of the clearest and most lucid account of the “collective insanity” of the publishing industry to date. (Source: The collective insanity of the publishing industry – Gene Doucette) Traditional publishers are desperately fighting to maintain an economic model that in the world of ebooks, digital access and independent • Read More »

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A straight-forward defense of self publishing

August 11, 2015 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism, self publishing, writing.

Gene Doucette has a pretty straight-forward defense of self-publishing for those who think that getting a traditional publisher makes your work somehow “better.” Worth the read: The Self-Published Authors Standing On Your Lawn | G. Doucette For reasons I’ve never been entirely clear on, when the newspaper industry began its slow decline, the very best version of • Read More »

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