New Publishing Horizons

Posted: May 5, 2011 in Traditional Publishing
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Speaking of Amazon (well, a while ago I was anyway), how many of us knew that not only do they sell books and allow others to publish books, but they have their sights set on becoming a publisher themselves.  Click on the excerpt below to read the whole article from Publisher’s Weekly.

Montlake Romance Marks Tip of Amazon’s Expansion Into Publishing

With the news that Amazon is expanding its publishing arm, launching in the fall Montlake Romance (with plans to deepen its category publishing to mystery, science fiction, and thrillers), many in the publishing business have been talking about the company’s hiring strategies. And agents have been eyeing the unfolding process closely, trying to gauge whether the retailer will become as viable a place for their books as traditional houses.

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