Publishing in a Digital Age


Books are not dying. However, how we publish them—as well as how we consume them—is transforming drastically.

By far the biggest boom in new titles, has come from self-published authors. More than 391,000 books were self-published in the United States in 2012, an increase of 422 percent since 2007.

Find more wild figures and firsthand accounts of the trends of self-publishing made possible by technology over at the Seattle Times.

Mary Allen is a writer working, crafting, and making bad puns in the San Francisco Bay Area. More from this author →