Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category, Engel hauled copies of 2084, written when he was in college, […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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E-book sharing: Amazon and book publishers' stupid attempts to curtail lending sites.

As convenient as they are, I've long worried about the many ways in which ebook purveyors restrict readers' rights. You can't resell the books you purchase for the Amazon Kindle, and you can't read them on most other e-readers. We also don't really own ebooks in the same way we own... Continue reading at Slate

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Lessons: The Less-Traveled Road to Getting a Book Published

Networking happens outside of Brooklyn, and New York isn't the only game in town: a list of lessons about publishing a book and making it worthwhile. The post Lessons: The Less-Traveled Road to Getting a Book Published appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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PRH joins forces with Sandhurst to publish 'inspirational book of life lessons'

Penguin Random House has joined forces with Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to publish an "inspirational book of life lessons" this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons Learned from Top Christian Social Channels

PW’s online immersion course is gathering pioneering industry leaders including editors, authors, and social media strategists for a multi-week guest speaker program from Oct. 30 to Nov. 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In no man’s land: anger as publisher puts book criticising army on hold

Penguin group rejects claim of censorship after halting publication of Simon Akam’s The Changing of the GuardAfter beating four other publishing houses in an auction, William Heinemann was in no doubt that The Changing of the Guard would more than reward the five-figure advance it paid to its... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publisher accused of 'ripping off' best-selling book on racism

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As Comic Book Industry Grows, Smaller Publishers Learn to Adapt

Midtown Comics in New York. Movie and TV adaptations have fueled growth in the comic book industry: Sales in 2018 rose $80 million from the previous year. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Otter-Barry Books to publish official National Poetry Day anthology

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Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series

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Man Booker prize to accept books published in Ireland for the first time

Until now, Irish authors without a UK publisher had been excluded from the coveted prize for literary fictionAn anomaly in the Man Booker prize rules that made books published in Ireland ineligible for the £50,000 award because they were not published in the UK has been removed, after years of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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This Publishing Startup Wants To Crowdfund Books For Indie Bookstores

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