Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Barry Eisler Walks Away From $500,000 Deal to Self-Publish

Thriller writer Barry Eisler just walked away from a $500,000 two book deal because, as he said to self-publishing guru Joe Konrath, '...based on what’s happening in the industry, and based on the kind of experience writers like you are having in self-publishing, I think I can do better in the long term on my own.'

We all know there are big changes going on in the publishing industry, but this is a significant event by anyone's standards. Read a full and frank open discussion between Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath  here.

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