This chart ought to make the publishing industry very nervous

Wool author Hugh Howey has been beating the drum for self-publishing for a long time — but now he claims to have data to back it up. His new report on author earnings contains some startling figures, but none more so than the above chart showing indie authors beating traditional publishers on unit sales. » 2/12/14 2:40pm 2/12/14 2:40pm

Science Fiction: the Literature of Change?

The Guardian books podcast asked some of science fiction's leading lights to speculate about where the genre is heading in the future. And one major question that came up was, "Why is science fiction growing so rapidly in popularity?" Over on his own blog, podcast participant Damien G. Walter offers one explanation:… » 1/10/12 3:32pm 1/10/12 3:32pm