How Wattpad Became a Multiplatform Entertainment Venue

Ten years after its founding, Wattpad has become a proving ground for authors and a content machine with TV, film, digital video, and native advertising deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wattpad Wades into Hollywood with Wattpad Studios

Wattpad Studios will partner with film and entertainment companies to produce entertainment properties from the site's huge storytelling community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Jesseca Salky Opens New Agency; Wattpad Partners in Latin America

Literary Agent Jesseca Salky opens her own literary management company in New York, and Toronto's Wattpad announces a deal with Wise in Rio. The post Industry Notes: Jesseca Salky Opens New Agency; Wattpad Partners in Latin America appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-26 06:37:07 UTC ]
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In Kevin Barry’s ‘Night Boat to Tangier,’ two Irish gangsters are entertaining company

The novelist channels the music in every voice, from lowlife philosopher to slow-footed thug, ponderous wit to fluting child. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-18 15:00:06 UTC ]
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Agency Brief is abuzz with 'purpose-driven, branded entertainment'

It’s 2019, so naturally every person in advertising feels the need to casually drop buzzwords into every conversation they have. All “thought leaders" do everything “holistically,” for example, as if that means anything to anyone. But what’s buzzier than all the buzz right now? Arguably,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-06 17:46:10 UTC ]
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Looking at books as more than just vessels for information or entertainment

Leah Price’s “What We Talk About When We Talk About Books” expands how we view the concept of a book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-05 13:52:39 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Wattpad and Viu in Partnership; Yellow Bird Options ‘Spotify Untold’

Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden's Bonnier has a film option for 'Spotify Untold.' The post Industry Notes: Wattpad and Viu in Partnership; Yellow Bird Options ‘Spotify Untold’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. ... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-21 05:30:06 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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PRH to publish Wattpad Books in the UK

Penguin Random House is to publish Wattpad Books’ launch list in the UK this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 14:50:12 UTC ]
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HarperCollins and Sony Pictures Entertainment in Major Elizabeth Gabler Partnership

HarperCollins' Brian Murray says the new deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment responds to today's changes in 'the business of storytelling.' The post HarperCollins and Sony Pictures Entertainment in Major Elizabeth Gabler Partnership appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-15 20:00:26 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House India in Promotional Partnership With Wattpad

In its arrangement with PRH India, Canada’s Wattpad will introduce some of the publisher’s writers to Wattpad readers, rather than generating content from the platform. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Introducing Indian Writers to Wattpad Users eeping up its brisk rate of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-08 15:35:12 UTC ]
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Tributes paid to 'wonderfully entertaining' Brian Stone

Aitken Alexander has announced the death of literary agent Brian Stone, who had been suffering from dementia for many years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 10:25:32 UTC ]
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Entertainment Weekly to Go Monthly Under New EIC, and More News & Notes

Entertainment Monthly Meredith Corp. announced Thursday a "reimagining" of its 29 year-old magazine Entertainment Weekly, reducing its print edition's frequency to monthly in favor of heavier investment in its online platforms (though it will retain the Entertainment Weekly name) and replacing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-06 18:49:55 UTC ]
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France’s Lagardère Studios Announces a Book-to-Screen Deal With Wattpad

Wattpad Studios' screen development portfolio adds France's Lagardère Studios, a sister company to Hachette Livre. The post France’s Lagardère Studios Announces a Book-to-Screen Deal With Wattpad appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conduit women in publishing event sells out—organisers forced to find bigger venue

The newly launched collective for women in publishing, Conduit, has found an expanded venue for its inaugural meeting next month after an overwhelming response saw all spaces snapped up within an hour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio books that entertain and illuminate

From Toni Morrison to Wild Bill Hickok, from animal rescuers to cultural travelers, March audio releases offer a stimulating listening experience.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Entertainment launches YA and MG graphic novel imprints in UK

DC Entertainment will this spring launch DC Ink and DC Zoom – imprints for YA and MG graphic novels – in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wattpad Launches Publishing Division

Wattpad Books will be headed by Ashleigh Gardner and its first list, to be released this fall, will feature six young adult titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Leading the entertainment pack': UK print book sales rise again

Bestsellers including Michelle Obama’s Becoming cited as reasons for success, with industry voices praising sector for fourth consecutive year of growthFormer first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, which sold more than half a million copies in less than two months, has helped the UK book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fox News tops cable ratings in 2018 while entertainment channels lost viewers to streaming

President Trump kept cable news on a ratings roll in 2018. But online streaming services continued to cut into audience levels for general entertainment cable networks such as USA, FX and Lifetime, according to year-end data from Nielsen. While consumers have grown accustomed to time-shifting... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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