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A session on the content of consumer reviews — regardless of the intentions of reviewers — is featured at the inaugural Writer Unboxed UnConference. It’s in Salem, Massachusetts, which Arthur Miller wrote was once “at the edge of the wilderness.”
“It’s time to back off a bit on the arguments for self-publishing,” says author-activist Hugh Howey. “It’s over. We can coexist now.” And with that, one of the most prominent of the indie authors in self-publishing today calls on his followers to hold their fire. The most important points, Howey says, have been made and understood.
While the intent of the “perfect e-bookstore” project was to spec out an answer to Amazon’s commercial dominance, one participant, Laura Dawson, notes that most readers are more than happy inside Seattle’s “walled garden.”