The book industry is drastically changing, and we at Good e-Reader have covered the shifting landscape over the last four years. Many writers in the digital and print world are finding it increasingly harder to earn a living by writing. For every Amanda Hocking there is a thousands of writers that toil under the radar. Bestselling author and publishing expert Seth Godin says writers are right to worry. In fact, he says writers have to give up on the idea that they can or should make a living directly from their writing and instead look at other ways to monetize their work.
In a CBC Radio Podcast, Seth Godin records a 15 minute interview on how authors can monetize their work and some of the challenges they face.
Listen to the podcast HERE.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.