[Author’s note: I wrote this article right before the Coronavirus pandemic hit the United States. I’ve sat on the article since the outbreak but I’ve decided to go ahead and run it now if only as an historical piece. Time will tell what the “new” current state of the bookseller will be, especially for indie bookstores.]

For those of us writing a book, the act of filling a few hundred pages with quality text is challenge number one. Yet equally time consuming and difficult is getting our book in front of potential readers, who predominately turn to large, trusted bookstores to find their next good read.

And that, my friends, is where the landscape is rapidly changing.Read More