Media Decoder: Noted Self-Publisher May Be Close to a Book Deal

Amanda Hocking, the darling of the self-publishing world who has sold more than 900,000 copies of nine books in the last year, has been shopping a four-book series to major publishers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Self-Publisher Signs Four-Book Deal With St. Martin's

Amanda Hocking, the 26-year-old author who shot to fame by selling more than a million copies of her self-published books, has signed a deal with St. Martin's Press. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Pearl Buck Novels to Be Published as E-Books

Thirteen novels, including "The Good Earth,'' which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932, will be published in ebook format by Open Road Integrated Media. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Pulitzer Fiction Snub Has Book Publishers Fuming

An unconventional collection of novels failed to generate a consensus among the Pulitzer board members. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder Blog: Former Goldman Executive Is Said to Complete Book Deal

Greg Smith, the former Goldman executive who wrote a widely read Op-Ed in The New York Times about the changing culture at the Wall Street firm, has reported made a deal with Grand Central Publishing, part of Hachette. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder Blog: Amanda Knox's Ex-Boyfriend Signs Book Deal

Raffaele Sollecito, the Italian student who was dating Ms. Knox when they were both charged with murder in 2007, will write his own memoir, for an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Author Found on Penguin's Web Site Signs Book Deal

An imprint of Penguin Group USA discovered Kerry Schafer after she posted samples on Bookcountry.com, a site that lets writers share their work. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 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

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Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media

Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media's assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media. The post Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Gazelle Book Services signs deal with Kumon Publishing

Book distributor Gazelle Book Services has signed a deal with learning provider Kumon Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chronicle Books announces Lego publishing deal

Chronicle Books has signed a multi-territory deal to publish books based on the Lego Group’s toys, bricks and mini-figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hummingbird Digital Media in E-book Deal with ABA

Hummingbird Digital Media has reached a non-exclusive marketing partnership with the ABA under which ABA members will have another option to sell ebooks from their websites. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Carol Mason strikes new four-book deal with Amazon Publishing

Amazon Publishing has signed four new books from women’s fiction author Carol Mason. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries

Three Big Five CEOs are scheduled for a session from BookExpo and the Association of American Publishers. And the UK's award for writers aged 18 to 35 opens for submission. The post Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Google to sweeten publisher deals as tech woos media

Google is offering publishers more generous terms as part of a new subscriber tool, currying favor with the news industry at a time when Facebook is sending mixed signals to newspapers and magazines.Publishers will keep 85 percent to 95 percent of revenue when readers first buy subscriptions via... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Driscoll signs new two-book deal with Amazon Publishing

Amazon Publishing’s Thomas & Mercer imprint has signed two new titles from former BBC journalist, Teresa Driscoll. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cat Person author's debut book sparks flurry of international publishing deals

Following her viral short story hit, Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This has been sold to Cape in the UK, with the US auction said to be topping $1mKristen Roupenian, whose short story about a relationship turned sour, Cat Person, set the internet on fire last week, has sold her debut... Continue reading at The Guardian

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China Notes: Cambridge’s Censorship Turnaround; Unicorn’s China Art Book Deal

Cambridge University Press swiftly restores censored 'China Quarterly' articles. The UK's Unicorn announces a new series in Chinese contemporary art books. The post China Notes: Cambridge’s Censorship Turnaround; Unicorn’s China Art Book Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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How Thought Catalog Uses Social Media Data To Drive Book Publishing

Chris Lavergne, publisher of Thought Catalog Books, knows what his social data is saying: Create 'an experience that isn't efficient—that's anti-efficient.' The post How Thought Catalog Uses Social Media Data To Drive Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Startup Notes: Germany’s ContentShift; The Netherlands’ Renew the Book

As Germany's ContentShift opens applications to startups for a second year, The Netherlands' Renew the Book concludes its second year with its award. The post Publishing Startup Notes: Germany’s ContentShift; The Netherlands’ Renew the Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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