This June, I’m proud to be the keynote speaker at The Writer’s Center Publish Now conference, held in Bethesda, MD. I recently wrote a blog post for them, discussing some of the themes that will inspire my talk about the future of publishing.
Here’s a brief excerpt:
It is possible to thrill at a beautifully written passage that fundamentally shifts how we see ourselves and the world, and at the same time acknowledge that the physical form of the book, as well as the ebook, doesn’t always fit into the multi-faceted digital network we’re immersed in on a daily basis.
This is why I try to help writers think beyond the book. Consider the story or message you wish to share, rather than focusing on the container. There has been so much aspirational focus on writing and publishing a book without consideration of the many other ways we can write, publish, and share ideas in the digital age.