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: 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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Hot Key to publish standalone addition to Black's Folk of Air series

Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black, a standalone book from the same universe as her Folk of Air children's series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 06:55:08 UTC ]
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DK to publish first educational fiction series

DK will publish its first educational fiction series The Secret Explorers, developed in association with packager Working Partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 09:07:52 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide

'Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,' says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider. The post Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 14:43:14 UTC ]
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Series Are the Alpha at Wolfpack Publishing

Wolfpack Publishing, a genre publisher with more than 90% of its business in digital book sales, is finding success with its direct-to-consumer focus during nationwide shelter-in-place orders—especially considering its emphasis on series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish new series by Amy Timberlake and Jon Klassen

Scholastic UK has acquired three books in the Skunk and Badger series by author Amy Timberlake and illustrator Jon Klassen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 09:03:03 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: We’re All in It Together

Appealing to Amazon, Google, Apple, and other online book retailers, Richard Charkin asks for a change in how quickly publishers are paid in the pandemic. The post Richard Charkin: We’re All in It Together appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-27 15:56:23 UTC ]
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Faber and Profile to publish new series by Francesca Simon

Faber and Profile will publish a new series by bestselling Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-13 21:59:59 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins eight-publisher battle for Fowler's adventure series

HarperCollins Children’s Books has triumphed in an eight-publisher UK auction for début author Aisling Fowler’s Middle Grade magical adventure series Fireborn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 01:49:54 UTC ]
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Exclusive: TEN Publishing Is Shuttering 19 Car Magazines

TEN Publishing will shutter 19 of its 22 automotive print magazines by the end of the year, leaving MotorTrend, Hot Rod and Four Wheeler as the only three titles that will continue to be published in a physical format in 2020. According to a memo sent to staffers at MotorTrend Group Friday... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-06 14:31:12 UTC ]
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US publishers still fighting for exclusion from book tariffs

US publishers are still fighting to see books produced in China excluded from tariffs, even as a new tariff affecting books is expected to come into force on 15th December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 14:22:15 UTC ]
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