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Stop being ‘nice’, start doing good: 15 steps to doing better

Having collected views from Black people across the publishing industry for the past year, the Black Agents and Editors’ Group has outlined 15 steps for how those in the trade can do better. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-09 07:18:36 UTC ]
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Collective Book Studios Takes a Different Tack

The two-year-old Oakland, Calif.-based "partnership publisher" is hoping to disrupt the publishing industry's traditional models. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors fear the worst if Penguin owner takes over Simon & Schuster

Analysis: if Bertelsmann, owner of Penguin Random House, buys US publisher, writers expect smaller deals and less choice for readersUK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeoverJokes circulated online when, in 2013, Penguin and Random House merged: would the new... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 23:24:23 UTC ]
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Sponsored Content: how on-demand printing can help publishers break into new markets

Across the publishing industry, there has been a growing shift towards a strategy of on-demand, and the disruptive events of 2020 and Covid-19 have only accelerated these changes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-14 04:55:45 UTC ]
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If writing’s got you down, remember that James Patterson’s first book was rejected 31 times.

Unless you’re a disgraced politician, trying to get a book published can be difficult, nerve-wracking, soul-denting work. If you’re anything like me, though, it really helps to hear that rejection is the rule in the publishing industry, rather than the exception. When my novel was out on... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-10 17:04:17 UTC ]
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A novel approach to IR35

Publishing has long relied on self-employed freelancers for a diverse range of roles. From editors and copywriters to illustrators and ghost-writers, the periplectic nature of creativity has long been such that impermanence is a norm. Against that context, the publishing industry faces the new... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-09 00:04:53 UTC ]
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Tough times need indie spirit

When I left the publishing industry at the end of 2007, the first Kindle had gone on sale just a month earlier, Apple had not yet launched the iPad and few people in publishing knew what an app was. It was a very different world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 11:09:47 UTC ]
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International markets showed mixed response to pandemic in 2020

While the pandemic sent shockwaves across the world’s publishing industry in 2020, some international markets reported strong performances with the US posting record-breaking sales while Australia also saw a major boost. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 01:03:16 UTC ]
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Writing for likes

Wattpad has increasingly become a very popular platform among young writers. Allowing anyone to share their works and providing a route for aspiring authors to be discovered by the publishing industry, it has become a compelling route for those to looking to develop professionally as a writer... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 03:00:18 UTC ]
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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2021-02-18 05:01:00 UTC ]
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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2021-02-18 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Muslim Voices in Publishing

The idea for Muslim Voices in Publishing was born out of a feeling of loneliness – something that we have all experienced in multitudes over the many months of isolation and social distancing. The past year has been a stark reminder that, in anything we set out to do, there is often a need for a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:11:39 UTC ]
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Time to detox

One issue that causes the most stress for many employees, including those in the publishing industry, is the dread of simply arriving at work. Far too many people know they will face a negative atmosphere the moment they walk (or rather Zoom) into their workspace. The job we are employed to do... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-09 15:02:23 UTC ]
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Bright moves back into books with Midas

Hannah Bright is returning to the publishing industry, joining the Midas books team as senior accounts manager from mid February.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-26 01:26:23 UTC ]
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Industry heads predict resurgence in 2021 and urge support for bookshops

Senior figures from across the publishing industry have shared their predictions for the year ahead with The Bookseller, with support for high-street retailers and further implementation of diversity practices cited as essential steps. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 21:52:12 UTC ]
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A Year of Scandals and Self-Questioning for France’s Top Publishers

The release of “Consent” put France’s literary establishment under a harsh spotlight. The publishing industry is grappling with a nation that it resembles less and less. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-03 16:49:48 UTC ]
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Newton and Browne make New Year's Honours list

Bloomsbury founder and chief executive Nigel Newton and former Children's Laureate Anthony Browne have been awarded CBEs for services to the publishing industry and to literature respectively in the New Year's Honours list.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-30 02:25:11 UTC ]
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Obituary: Roland Elgey, 65

Publishing industry veteran Roland Elgey died recently at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., after an 18-month battle with colorectal cancer. He was 65. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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All I want for Christmas is the death of lazy 'diversity' language

In light of last week’s Penguin ethnicity pay gap report, their first-ever following in the footsteps of Hachette’s 2019 iteration, it seems like the perfect moment to reconsider the publishing industry’s approach to those vague, catch-all acronyms and terms that are so often used... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-10 06:31:16 UTC ]
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Green Book Supply Chain Alliance launches industry survey

The International Green Book Supply Chain Alliance has this week launched a global industry survey, to gather data about the publishing industry's environmental intiatives.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 20:48:23 UTC ]
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