It’s 2015. Five major publishers currently exist, with a smattering of smaller ones scattered across the world–an unthinkable state of the industry to those in the know only twenty, even ten years ago. All things considered, what is the right path to publication these days?
Maybe a better question is, what is the right path to publicationfor you? Mystery author Harry Bingham, who’s been inthe business of publishing for the past fifteen years, gets even more specific in his essay on why authors walk away from good publishing deals. Hint: there’s no one path. After living through three eras of publishing, as Bingham refers to his experience, “the fourth era isn