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What Can Agents And Authors Do?

Posted at 8:05AM Friday 27 Apr 2012

While the DOJ suit continues apace and the chess match between the retail giant Amazon and publishers enters its next phase, what can agents and authors do?

Build something new. Learn from it. Repeat.

Whatever reshaped retail space emerges from the settlements and checkmate strategies, we want to be ready for it. We're unlikely to get ready by waiting, but by working together to use this time to build and test new products and experiment with unusual storytelling packages.

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