An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing

If "unputdownable" means "putdownable" and "educational publishing" is "anything that's not trade publishing," what does "quality" mean in an insider's lexicon of the book industry? Ask Richard Charkin. The post An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: ‘Chasm’ Between Academic and Trade Publishing

'The last 20 years have seen an ever-growing chasm between academic and trade publishing on the technology front,' writes Charkin. The post Richard Charkin: ‘Chasm’ Between Academic and Trade Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-07 14:48:23 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School

Almost 30 years ago, another Cambridge was where Richard Charkin learned about 'the need to see things through others' eyes.' The post Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-21 13:12:48 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: In Praise Of a Quiet Publishing Leader

The late George Richardson was 'a quiet man, aware of his own shortcomings but with that instinctive knack of being a good leader.' The post Richard Charkin: In Praise Of a Quiet Publishing Leader appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-22 05:30:23 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work

Richard Charkin looks back at his four decades with the UK's Publishers Association and the many book publishing issues the PA dealt with. The post Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Nine Lessons From a Small Indie Publisher

'Time will tell whether Mensch has published its first triumph or its first turkey,' writes Richard Charkin, small press publisher. The post Richard Charkin: Nine Lessons From a Small Indie Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Don’ts for Publishers in 2019

Change 'may be neither necessary nor useful,' Richard Charkin says, in contemplating the coming year for publishing companies. Skip the strategy meeting. The post Richard Charkin: Don’ts for Publishers in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing?

It's 'the building up of publishing assets,' not cash reserves, says Richard Charkin, that finally adds up to a publishing house's worth. The post Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study

'What I hadn’t anticipated was just how difficult it is to start a publishing business,' writes Richard Charkin in a Frankfurt installment of his exclusive series for Publishing Perspectives. The post Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions

Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards. The post Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After His IPA Stint: Richard Charkin on Publishing’s Challenges and Promise

Citing robust international publishing output and efforts to tackle problems, Bloomsbury's Richard Charkin gives an overview at Abu Dhabi. The post After His IPA Stint: Richard Charkin on Publishing’s Challenges and Promise appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA President Richard Charkin Addresses Arab Publishers Association

Bloomsbury chief Richard Charkin, the President of the IPA, spoke to the Arab Publishers Association, encouraging support for copyright and the freedom. The post IPA President Richard Charkin Addresses Arab Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Richard Charkin: ‘Thank Goodness for the Rule-Breakers’

'Maybe there are lessons to be learned from rule-breaking,' writes Richard Charkin, with a new memoir as his case in point. The post Richard Charkin: ‘Thank Goodness for the Rule-Breakers’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Reestablishing our journalistic value’: Publishers make more of their exclusive subscriber content

As much as 10% of the content that some news publishers produce is now available only to paying readers. The post ‘Reestablishing our journalistic value’: Publishers make more of their exclusive subscriber content appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-11-17 05:01:17 UTC ]
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Puffin wins six-figure auction to publish Carney's debut MG series

Puffin has acquired debut middle-grade series, The Accidental Diary of B.U.G, from author-illustrator talent Jen Carney in a "heated" six-figure auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 21:47:37 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Richard Jones picture books

Simon & Schuster Children's has acquired two picture books from author and illustrator Richard Jones.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Puffin to publish animal detective series for younger readers by Megan Rix

Puffin will publish a new animal detective series from Megan Rix for readers aged six plus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Del Rey will publish behind the scenes look at web series 'Critical Role'

Del Rey UK, Cornerstone's science fiction and fantasy imprint, will publish The World of Critical Role, a "definitive guide" to the history of the online web series "Critical Role", written by cast of the series and author Liz Marsham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker Books lands Ladybird publisher Stowell's Norse Gods series

Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 18:05:48 UTC ]
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HCG to publish middle grade series from 'Paddington' scriptwriter

Hachette Children’s Group has revealed it is publishing "Paddington" scriptwriter Simon Farnaby's first children's book, The Wizard in my Shed, kicking off a series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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