#FiftyShades: E.L. James' latest book: How authors keep their franchises fresh (+video)

#FiftyShades: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' writer E.L. James recently announced she's releasing a new version of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' that will be told from character Christian's point of view. Some authors choose to focus on different characters for new books, while others opt for all-new characters and a different time period. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #fifty shades #time period

Other Publishing stories related to: '#FiftyShades: E.L. James' latest book: How authors keep their franchises fresh (+video)'


Behind the scenes of James Bond: A new book offers a look back at the longest-running movie franchise

“Nobody Does It Better” dishes dirt from directors and stars, among others in 007’s orbit. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-12 13:04:35 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #james bond


Haig, Horowitz and James among World Book Day 2020 authors

Authors Matt Haig, Anthony Horowitz and Greg James are among those featured on World Book Day’s 2020 list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 12:10:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #world book #greg james #anthony horowitz


Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney goes back to school to celebrate his latest book

Jeff Kinney wears his pants properly now, not with the waistband high, up near his belly button. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award (+video)

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #receive funds


UK author James Dawson chimes in on debate over 'white faces' in children's books

UK children’s laureate Malorie Blackman faced racist comments after Sky News misquoted her as saying there were 'too many white faces' in children's literature.  Now young adult author James Dawson has stepped into the fray, saying, "Malorie did not say there are too many white faces in... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sky news #white faces #uk children


'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin's children's book will be republished this fall (+video)

The book, 'The Ice Dragon,' appears to be set in the 'Game of Thrones' fictional universe. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #fictional universe #ice dragon #author george


Young adult books: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' author James Thurber picks the best YA titles

Beyond John Green and Veronica Roth: James Thurber compiled his own list of books that he thought young adults might enjoy, and his picks still hold up today. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #veronica roth #john green #ya titles #secret life


Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #guardian reports #published earlier #short fiction #debut book #cat person #kristen roupenian


London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital edition #bestselling author #forthcoming book


Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book clubs


Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book fair #shanghai children


VIDEO: E-book extras spell change for books

With the rapid increase in self-published books around the world, major publishing houses are having to find new ways to maintain their market share. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2013-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #market share #rapid increase #self-published books


VIDEO: JK Rowling secret book tops book chart

JK Rowling has secretly written a crime novel under the guise of male debut writer Robert Galbraith. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2013-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jk rowling


James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

Last year, when New York City was the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, Bradley Tusk and Howard Wolfson decided to create a new annual award, the Gotham Book Prize, as part of an effort to “honor New York City and support the novelists who best captured the spirit of our city,” as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 13:00:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book prize #novelists #annual award #covid-19 outbreak #james mcbride


Captain Underpants author withdraws book over 'passive racism'

Publisher Scholastic says it will no longer distribute The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the FutureCaptain Underpants author Dav Pilkey has apologised for “harmful racial stereotypes and passively racist imagery” in one of his graphic novels for children, which has been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-29 12:33:28 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #scholastic #dr seuss #full support #graphic novels #publisher scholastic


Beverly Cleary, Beloved Children’s Book Author, Dies at 104

Her funny stories about Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, the sisters Ramona and Beezus Quimby, and a motorcycling mouse named Ralph never talked down to readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-27 22:33:26 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book author #beloved children #beverly cleary


Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author

The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-16 16:41:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #zayed book #titles selected #young author


If writing’s got you down, remember that James Patterson’s first book was rejected 31 times.

Unless you’re a disgraced politician, trying to get a book published can be difficult, nerve-wracking, soul-denting work. If you’re anything like me, though, it really helps to hear that rejection is the rule in the publishing industry, rather than the exception. When my novel was out on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-10 17:04:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book published #publishing industry #james patterson


Sourcebooks Launches Women Voices Imprint with E.L. James as First Author

Sourcebooks has launched a new imprint company founder Dominique Raccah said will “expand what publishing can be for women authors.” E.L. James' backlist titles will become part of the imprint April 1. Pam Jaffee has joined Sourcebooks to help direct the imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #backlist titles #women authors