Sharing: If Hugh Howey ran Harper Collins

mjc-I would rather be working on my next novel

First, read this:

Hugh Howey’s… manifesto, declaration, whatever: Don’t Anybody Put Me In Charge

Then, read this:

If Hugh Howey Ran Harper Collins (on Publishing Perspectives)


I don’t know. Answer this question for me, I guess:

The future of the publishing industry is… [fill in the blank].

From a writer’s point of view—I kinda’ need them to figure this out. Because me—I’m not an entrepreneur. I am not a marketer. I am a writer.

And I would love to be… just a writer.

Have people who’ve figured it—who know how to do that part—do it for me.

Until they do… I have to do it myself.


About mjanecolette

Writer. Reader. Angster. Reformed Bohemian (not). Author of the erotic romance Tell Me (Harper Collins, 2015), the erotic tragedy (with a happy ending) Consequences (of defensive adultery) (coming May 2 2017), and the rom-com (she's versatile) Cherry Pie Cure (releasing June 15, 2017), as well as the non-fiction collection of essays Rough Draft Confessions: not a guide to writing and selling erotica and romance but full of inside inside anyway (GENRES were made to be BROKEN, 2017). Closet poet. Currently torturing novels four, five, and six simultaneously. Which is not a good idea.

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