16.02: Publishers Are Not Your Friends
Your Hosts: Dan, Mary Robinette, Howard, and Brandon
It sounds like a mean thing to say, but it’s not a wrong thing to say. A publisher is a corporation, and a corporation doesn’t have friends. It has contractual relationships. We can make friends with people who work for publishers, but those are not the same thing.
Liner Notes: here is an archived copy of Dave Brady’s essay about “company loyalty”
Credits: This episode was recorded by Marshall Carr, and mastered by Alex Jackson.
Homework: Business research! Make a list of publishers who are releasing new books by new authors in your space. Watch for editor and author names.
Thing of the week: Active Memory, by Dan Wells.
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