What will 2019 hold for authors and publishers? Change. What sort of change? Ah, there’s the rub…
I highly recommend going over to Kristine Katherine Rusch’s business column and at least skimming it. She gives an excellent background to what happened to publishing and non best-seller sales over the past decade or so, and a look at what might be coming. It is the first in a series, and you can buy Patreon access for everything if you want to read the essays early.
Yes, it’s long. It is aimed at people who make a living from the pen and pixel.
I suspect the comments at ThePassiveVoice will also be useful: