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PostSubject: Dorchester Publishing switching to ebooks and POD   Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:41 am

As digital books continue to gain market share, Dorchester Publishing is abandoning its traditional print books and making its titles available in digital format and print-on-demand only:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703309704575413611289773690.html

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PostSubject: Re: Dorchester Publishing switching to ebooks and POD   Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:04 am

The trick is to just keep writing and watching the landscape for the best venue to publish. The best is to have a celebrity read your work. Then nothing else matters.
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PostSubject: Re: Dorchester Publishing switching to ebooks and POD   Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:47 am

The article is about Dorchester Publishing reducing print runs and switching to POD and ebooks:

"As digital books continue to gain market share, one of the country's
oldest mass paperback publishers is abandoning its traditional print
books and making its titles available in digital format and
print-on-demand only."

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PostSubject: Re: Dorchester Publishing switching to ebooks and POD   Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:24 pm

They subsequently backtracked on that statement a little...
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PostSubject: Re: Dorchester Publishing switching to ebooks and POD   Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:09 pm

...but there will still be no more mass market paperbacks for retail distribution:

http://juno-books.com/blog/?p=1039

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