Joanne Harris speaks out against publishing's focus on debuts

Joanne Harris has spoken out against an “absurd” focus on debuts in the publishing world.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:30:46 UTC ]
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‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn

A report from Axel Springer shows churn prevention is a higher priority this year while satisfaction with platform support has declined. The post ‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to Publish in London

In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. The post Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Latinx in Publishing Debuts Writers Mentorship Program

Literary nonprofit Latinx in Publishing has launched a new initiative, the Writers Mentorship Program, which is aimed at providing unpublished and/or unagented writers who identify as Latinx with professional mentorship opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate publishing 'astonishing' debut novel from Phil Klay

Canongate is publishing an "astonishing" debut novel of “extraordinary suspense” from award-winning writer and US Marine Corps veteran Phil Klay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 20:45:41 UTC ]
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Ant Middleton to publish debut thriller with Sphere

Sphere is publishing a debut thriller by Ant Middleton, TV star of "SAS: Who Dares Wins" and bestselling non-fiction author behind First Man In and The Fear Bubble. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 10:01:00 UTC ]
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Publishing insiders predict 'monster' global book deal for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could become the next generation's Obamas with book deals worth "an eye-watering amount of money" now they are stepping back as "senior" royals, publishing insiders have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 10:36:03 UTC ]
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Facebook News debuts with 'free money' for publishers

Facebook opened a news hub today, where it pays publishers to host their headlines and drive visitors to their websites as a way to make amends with the industry that has been battered by the rise of the social network and other platforms. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is due to host media partners at an... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-25 10:00:00 UTC ]
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'Complex' debut to Daunt Books Publishing

Daunt Books Publishing has snapped up a debut from Brandon Taylor which promises “complex and vulnerable” characters.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 17:23:07 UTC ]
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Digital focus for Libraries Week as Bobby Seagull publishes manifesto

Libraries Week kicks off today with a focus on what the nation’s libraries are doing with digital technology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 18:00:32 UTC ]
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Faber triumphs in ‘hard-fought’ five-publisher auction for historian’s debut

Faber & Faber triumphed in a "hard-fought" five-way auction to publish historian Edward Shawcross’s debut book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 16:32:54 UTC ]
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Gallic to publish graphic novel edition of Proust and Joncour's English debut

Gallic Books has announced two new projects, with a graphic novel adaptation of Proust and a new book from French author Serge Joncour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 17:51:03 UTC ]
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Chaplin to publish YA debut

Hampshire indie Chaplin Books is to publish The Road to Apple Dumpling Bridge, a YA debut in which woodland creatures run the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-05 11:54:36 UTC ]
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Catholic Publishers Focus on Moving Forward

As the clergy sex abuse scandal continues to rock the Catholic Church, denominational publishers are putting a tighter focus on mission-driven titles while also delving into mainstream trends, politics, and books aimed at younger readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Harris leaves Orion to head up new publishing team at YMU

Amanda Harris will join talent management group YMU, in a newly created role as director publishing, after 14 years at Orion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 08:13:35 UTC ]
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Headline scoops Reynolds debut for six figures in 10-publisher auction

Headline has scooped the "beautifully original" debut from ex-snowboarder Allie Reynolds for six figures following a 10-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-23 19:44:19 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets

Unlike the crop of publishers that rode social distribution to easy scale several years ago, search-focused publishers rely on a much more stable and sustainable source of traffic. The post The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors told to write under pseudonyms to fuel debut obsession, claims Harris

Authors are being told to write under pseudonyms to present themselves as debut writers and feed the publishing industry’s “obsession” with new, marketable voices, Joanne Harris has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cranachan Publishing signs debut author Joan Haig

Scottish publisher Cranachan has signed debut author Joan Haig to its middle-grade imprint, Pokey Hat, for her first title Tiger Skin Rug. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Editions to publish Dieudonné’s debut

World Editions has scooped the English translation of Adeline Dieudonné’s debut Real Life, translated by Roland Glasser, with 18 foreign publishers snapping up translation rights. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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