6 book trends for 2016: Look into the future – It’s always fun to look back at the end of a year and see how all the forecasting posts panned out. Carolyn Kellogg has some predictable predictions (heh), like the trending of print (note: it frustrates me when print books are referred to ... more >
What Your Email Inbox Count Says About You – I thought this was a funny categorization of people based on the unread email messages in an inbox. What it doesn’t really identify is how many emails are read but not responded to. Currently I have 47. Most times I get ... more >
Lori James, co owner of All Romance eBooks and its sister site, Omni Lit, share a 2010 trend analysis that she said I could share with all of you. I think that there are some really interesting data points. (Here’s an interview Kassia Kroszer did with Lori James and one ... more >
A number of industry insiders highlight young authors that might be tomorrow’s big stars in an article for SF Signal. While the article asks for the top 18 next big genre stars, it seems clear from the answers that the genre is the science fiction / fantasy one and not ... more >
Publishers Weekly published a list of 15 trends to watch for in 2008 by “industry guru” Mike Shatzkin. I have something to say about all of these predictions, but no time to do so right now. Alot of the trends relate to ebooks, digital ventures, and web based advertising.