Posted by Art3 on September 11, 2010 at 10:53:07:
In Reply to: Re: An agent pitched JA Konrath's new book to Amazon directly posted by Shhh on September 09, 2010 at 15:25:05:
Will Amazon rule the world? Of course they will, or at least the Internet will. It has happened over and over again throughout history, the new pushes aside the old because the old can't change fast enough to keep up. Maybe the whole concept of literary agents is doomed as a dinosaur of the past.
: Will Amazon take over the world? Here's an article about what lit agents think about Konrath's deal with Amazon:
: : Looks like Amazon Encore is rapidly becoming a regular publisher.
: : Originally designed as a way to give self-published books more exposure, Amazon is now publishing new books and getting them in bookstores.
: : JA Konrath's agent pitched his new book, the latest in a series, directly to Amazon Encore and they made a deal.
: : Here's an online article about it:
: : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/17/amazon-encore-will-publis_n_578972.html
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