This Week in the Blogs, December 30, 2017 – January 5, 2018

This Week in the Blogs, December 30, 2017 – January 5, 2018

Well, we’ve rounded the corner and headed into 2018. What will the new year hold for authors and self-publishers? We rounded up some of the best articles on the year ahead and mixed them in with some great advice you can use today. Enjoy!
Mark Coker on Smashwords
2018 Book Industry Predictions: Are Indie Authors Losing their Independence?
“When I think about the future, I start by looking at the past and then I look for patterns and trends. What are the entrenched macro trends and forces that, like gravity, are likely to continue in the same direction for many years to come? And how will these trends impact what they touch, and how will that change the course of the future? It’s a fun exercise, even when what I see doesn’t fit within the rim of rose-colored glasses. By imagining possible outcomes, we can formulate strategies for the future, or we can

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