Coronavirus has stacked odds against indies further, BHP Comics publisher warns

Coronavirus has stacked the odds against indie presses even further, BHP Comics publisher Sha Nasir has said, warning he will have to completely change his firm's business model as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-31 14:53:02 UTC ]
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The Sun and Times publisher warns of job cuts due to coronavirus

CEO of News UK, Rebekah Brooks, tells staff pandemic has hammered print sales and advertising revenueThe publisher of the Sun and the Times has warned of impending job losses as part of a major cost-cutting programme as the coronavirus pandemic hammers newspaper sales and advertising... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 12:06:20 UTC ]
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Indie publishers face 'existential crisis' after coronavirus lockdown but remain hopeful

Indie publishers face an “existential crisis” during the pandemic lockdown but remain hopeful they can make it to the other side. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 06:36:44 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Adapting to Coronavirus Outbreak

The new coronavirus is causing unprecedented disruption for independent publishers, but despite those challenges more than half a dozen indies said this week that they were managing to make a somewhat smooth transition to remote work while rallying in support of independent booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish indie BHP Comics signs with Curtis Brown for film and TV rights

BHP Comics has signed with Curtis Brown for the agency to represent the indie publisher's film and TV rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 01:17:45 UTC ]
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Ignore mobile at your peril, Rajan warns indie publishers

It is vital that publishers implement mobile strategies and exploit data about audience, BBC media editor Amol Rajan has said, whilst discussing the challenges facing organisations such as Facebook and the BBC. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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404 Ink and BHP Comics on collaborative publishing

Scottish publishers 404 Ink and BHP Comics talk to us about partnering on a graphic novel anthology that celebrates the centenary of women gaining the vote in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Creators Self-Publish 1,000 Comics on ComiXology in One Year

On the one-year anniversary of the service, digital comics locus ComiXology says it now offers more than 1,000 titles through its self-publishing platform Submit.     Continue reading at Wired

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Comics vs Coronavirus: Followup with Comics Retailers

PW’s annual comics retailer survey was published just as the virus began to disrupt the U.S. comics and book marketplace. However, since the feature was published, the pandemic has hit the country head on, forcing many comics and book retailers to close, at least temporarily. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom to Publish: FEP’s Mota Warns Romania May Allow Only One State Textbook Publisher

'Wearing the stigma of the former communist regime,' says the FEP's Henrique Mota, a single state-owned publisher may control all of Romania's textbooks. The post Freedom to Publish: FEP’s Mota Warns Romania May Allow Only One State Textbook Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: ‘We Want To Do More Comics’

'Comics are one of the few things that kids get to choose themselves,' says one panelist at London Book Fair, as British comics publishers talk transition. The post British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: ‘We Want To Do More Comics’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Is Comic-Con Too Big for Small Publishers?

With Comic-Con International: San Diego (informally known as SDCC) a week away, its staff and comics publishers are grappling with critical questions about the value and location of the country’s largest comics and pop culture convention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Self-censorship a growing threat to publishing freedom, warns IPA

Self-censorship on sensitive issues like religion and sexuality is a growing threat to the freedom to publish, the International Publishers Assocation has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

A 'PW' survey of six independent publishers scattered across the country found mixed results about how business has gone so far this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States

Unit sales of romance ebooks 'increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020' in the US market, NPD Books reports. The post Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic

After seeing advertising in the travel category disappear, publishers including Insider, BuzzFeed and Condé Nast Traveler are seeing signs of life. The post ”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-08-20 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Leaders Issuing Warning over Amazon’s Market Power

If Amazon's market power over book publishing is left unchecked, competition in the industry will continue to diminish, the heads of the AAP, ABA, and Authors Guild wrote in a letter to the chairman of the House Antitrust Subcommittee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Post-pandemic Publishing for Indie Authors

Indie authors are well positioned to survive and thrive in the post-pandemic publishing landscape Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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