My friend Rob King has written a really great blog about the current state of publishing and how it compares to Arthurian Camelot and the Dark Ages.
I know, it sounds strange, but it works. Trust me. If you are a writer, or want to be one, follow the link below and read it right now.
Addendum: Here’s an interesting article where Print publications defend themselves from charges they’re obsolete. And, after that, the article mentioned in the article — wherein the author lays out his ideas for making ebooks work vs. pirating.
Finally, here’s a fairly technical article talking about using WordPress to create/edit/deliver ebook formats.
The revolution is coming. Will we writers be ready?