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Gardners and Raynor among award winners at BA Conference

Awards celebrating figures from across the publishing industry have been announced at the Booksellers Association Conference, with recognition for Gardners and Headline's Caitlin Raynor among others.     Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 02:38:56 UTC ]
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2021 Top Women in Media Awards Luncheon

The women spearheading the progression of the publishing industry will be recognized at the Top Women in Media Awards Celebration on September 30, The post 2021 Top Women in Media Awards Luncheon appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2021-09-10 21:00:13 UTC ]
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Trade invited to form group and change industry 'for the better'

An open invitation from figures including Nikesh Shukla and Yara Rodrigues Fowler has been issued for people in the trade to form a group that will "change the UK publishing industry for the better".   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 01:23:23 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on changes to copyright law: book lovers beware | Editorial

A government proposal to ease restrictions on the sale of imported cultural works risks harming a world-class industryThe hoopla around the release of Sally Rooney’s new novel on Tuesday – with bookshops opening early, and queues of shoppers eager to lay their hands on Beautiful World, Where Are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-07 18:00:33 UTC ]
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Outside the echo chamber

The polite, white middle-class mass that encompasses most of the publishing industry doesn’t hold prejudice against foreigners, probably voted Remain, and yet they will still shut the door in your face. If you’re not British and middle-class, the chances are that you won’t understand the subtle... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 06:45:54 UTC ]
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Printing in Hong Kong and China 2021: All Our Coverage

While the publishing industry had a relatively stable 2020 and a pretty sunny 2021 thus far, we are definitely not out of the woods yet, not with the mutating virus around. For Hong Kong/China print manufacturers, pandemic-induced challenges outside of their control are hampering the efforts to... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A long way to go

Representation matters. Last year, using the 2020 Arthur C. Clarke Award submission list, I wrote about the problems facing the genre publishing industry here in the UK. Since then, using the same methodology, we’ve collated the data from 2013 through 2020 to look for progress. We could have... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 19:02:10 UTC ]
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The Conservative Publishing Industry Has a Joe Biden Problem

Neither authors nor publishing houses have figured out how to turn the new president into a compelling villain. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2021-06-02 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Joel Friedlander

Joel Friedlander, the author, blogger, book designer, publisher, and publishing industry consultant, died on May 7 of cancer. He was 73. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In the Instagram age, you actually can judge a book by its cover

Social media is now a vital platform to promote new titles. And that means jacket designs that hit you ‘hard and quick’Last week’s big literary event was not the publication of a new book, the million-pound signing of a celebrity author or the announcement of a prestigious prize. Instead, it was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-18 09:00:04 UTC ]
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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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