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By Porter Ander­son | @Porter_Anderson


From November 3, 2011
Part of my series of columns on pub­lish­ing, Writ­ing on the Ether, appear­ing each Thurs­day at JaneFriedman.com

Conference Gemütlichkeit

So when the publishing gets weird, the weird go to conferences. Digital conferences. Transmedia conferences. Convene and confer. Confab and rehab.

Early bird discounts are extended to all. Then simply extended. And extended. Do not attempt to adjust the verticals of F+W Media, they’re bigger than you. A #toccon is a token of meaningful mingling. AWP 2012 started registration eight months, count ‘em, eight months ahead this year.

In the last 10 days, San Francisco was host to several conferences of note: the second annual Books in Browsers from TOC-heavy O’Reilly Media and the Internet Archive; the debut transmedia-trek StoryWorld from F+W; and the latest in Publishers Launch’s eBooks for Everyone Else series from Mike Shatzkin and Michael Cader.

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