oldcharliebrown (oldcharliebrown) wrote,

Discussions about Magazines and Markets

Eric Marin: "Magazines Closing"
Sandra McDonald: "Don't know what you've got til it's gone"
Pabba: "Let's talk about short fiction and its neverending death"
Michele Lee: "Magazines Closing"
Jordan Lapp: "Talebones Closes"

My two cents: the sky is not falling. Pick any point in the previous five years, and markets are always rising and falling, with the tide. In this case, you simply have two closing markets. It's much ado about nothing, and I think it points to something that I feel strongly about: authors, if you're targeting just one niche market for your material, well . . . don't. You're asking for trouble.

Diversify is today's special word.
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