Novelist and former tech writer David Hewson on the coming eBook avalanche/apocalypse/delete as applicable and its implications for writers:
Technically itâ€™s never been easier to get a book into digital print. But here you hit a perennial problem. Successful books arenâ€™t justÂ printed. Theyâ€™re published. Anyone can print something. Few can publish successfully. Publishing involves a chain of skills â€” editing, revision, marketing, design, positioning and building an authorâ€™s career slowly and carefully.
…Does anyone seriously think you can replace all that simply by uploading a file to Apple and announcing your new work on Facebook?