Blood Quantum injects zombie horror genre with an Indigenous perspective

Telling original, Indigenous-focused stories in different genres, filmmaker Jeff Barnaby is helping to normalize the presence of Indigenous people in a variety of realms: horror, science fiction and the broader cultural world. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-09-10 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks Thursday: Glukhovsky and Jobava

At 10:30 a.m. daily, join us on the International Stage, Hall 5.1 (A128), for talks on the industry and subscriptions, publishing and politics, and augmented reality at its most practical. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Your Morning Break With Newsmakers hile at... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Management buyout brings fresh blood to the top at Midas PR

A management buy-out at Midas Public Relations has seen new shareholders buying into the business, while a focused expansion into film and TV is planned for the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peter James | 'Good, intelligent thrillers are not bound by genre convention'

Peter James is best known for his police procedurals featuring Roy Grace, but his latest standalone thriller tackles one of the biggest questions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oldcastle Books launches digital-only genre fiction imprint

Independent publishing group Oldcastle Books is launching a digital-only sister company, Verve Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Perry | 'The true Gothic is a sensation, not a genre'

Sarah Perry’s latest is a Gothic horror which makes us think about the human capacity for good and evil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Data Versus Creativity: The Publisher Perspective

When Walgreens launched a new loyalty program for its beauty lines in 2016, it coupled it with an advertising campaign to drive signups. As part of this campaign, it turned to the USA Today Network to reach its target audience: Women. What’s odd about picking the USA Today Network for this... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio is publishing’s new star as sales soar across genres

Top thriller writer opts to publish solely in spoken-word format as demand risesWriters are turning to the spoken word as their preferred medium, encouraged by a boom in audiobook sales that is transforming publishing.This weekend, audio publisher Audible, owned by Amazon, released an audiobook... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: The Comforts of Horror

Kara Thomas (The Cheerleaders), Kiersten White (The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein), and Marisha Pessl, whose first YA novel is Neverworld Wake, talk about the benefits of reading scary books, navigating boundaries in YA fiction, and finding their stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George R R Martin to release Fire and Blood this November

George R R Martin is to release a new book in November – Fire and Blood – set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: Rethinking Business, Rehearing Audio

Much as the afternoon focused on publishing's return to audiobooks as a growth center in the business, London Book Fair's Quantum conference audience was encouraged to review its assumptions. The post London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: Rethinking Business, Rehearing Audio appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download the Spring 2018 Publishing Perspectives Magazine

Get a digital copy of the Spring 2018 Publishing Perspectives Magazine, out in print at the London Book Fair next week. This issue puts a focus on diversity in book publishing. The post Download the Spring 2018 Publishing Perspectives Magazine appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Quantum Keynote: Tom Goodwin, ‘Digital Darwinist,’ on Surviving

'Challenging all assumptions of the past' may be only the beginning of life after the digital disruption, Tom Goodwin says. And when he speaks at London Book Fair's Quantum Conference, he'll be talking about the 'share-of-attention' dilemma. The post London Book Fair’s Quantum Keynote: Tom... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Trouble with Quantum Physics, and Why it Matters

Quantum physics—the physics of atoms and other ultratiny objects, like molecules and subatomic particles—is the most successful theory in all of science. But there’s something troubling here: quantum physics doesn’t seem to apply to humans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Roper: The outsider’s perspective

The appointment of Daniel Ropers as Springer Nature c.e.o. last autumn—succeeding career publisher Derk Haank, who took the company through the integration period following the merger that created it three years ago—came from left field. Although Ropers is quick to stress that the scholarly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More men join the RNA as genre overcomes 'snobbery'

More men are joining the Romantic Novelists' Association and writing romantic fiction under their own names as the genre overcomes a "lurking literary snobbery", RNA chair Nicola Cornick has said, after two men won prizes in its flagship awards for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: new blood but Eleanor Oliphant remains completely fine

After a dearth of new entries in the Weekly E-Book Ranking a week ago—the first time on record that no new titles hit the chart—the latest ranking more than makes up for it. In total, 11 shiny new titles entered the top 20. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The profits from publishing: a publisher's perspective

Andrew Franklin, m.d. of Profile Books, gives a publisher's perspective on the topic of author pay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The profits from publishing: authors' perspective

Nicola Solomon, chief executive of the Society of Authors, makes the case for author pay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: The ARTS+ at Berlinale; Goodwin, Shelley, Andoh at Quantum Conference

The first of this year's The ARTS+ events is scheduled for later this week during the Berlinale. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference will feature keynote events with headliners from three disciplines. The post Industry Notes: The ARTS+ at Berlinale; Goodwin, Shelley, Andoh at... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV This Week, Feb. 11-17: 'Homeland,' 'Zombies' and more

SUNDAY Coverage of the “2018 Winter Olympics” in PyeongChang, South Korea continues throughout this week and the next. Various times, NBC, CNBC, NBC Sports Network and USA I, Tania: The six-part docu-series “The Radical Story of Patty Hearst” retells the 1970s-era tale of the heiress turned... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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