Gulp. I can’t (puff, puff) keep (puff, puff) up. I’m running as fast as I can. The changes in the publishing industry are zooming ahead of me. I learn Amazon has just bought Marshall Cavendish, a children’s publisher.
What does this mean for creativity? In my last post I talked about balance of time. This time we need to search for balance for creativity.
Already, the big box stores and Amazon have been successful in making big money-making deals larger and the small independent projects smaller or non-existent.
Now they’ve gulped a creative source.
As a person who tries to see the positive in every move, yes, I know this means a new life for books as in e-books for children.
Another big guy strikes against art.
Follow the money.