More authors added to YALC lineup

Sally Green and Charlie Higson have joined the line-up for the UK's first YA literature... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Names Its 2019 ‘Author of the Day’ Lineup

Recognizing the Brexit deadline that follows March's London Book Fair, the Author of the Day events include three writers from the Continent. The post London Book Fair Names Its 2019 ‘Author of the Day’ Lineup appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Adding Regional Chapters

The Authors Guild has announced an ambitious plan to open at least 14 regional chapters across the U.S. this year that will host variety of programs serving members in their local writing communities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon Adds Sci-Fi, Mystery and Thriller Authors to Adult Lineup

ReedPOP has unveiled a lineup of science fiction, mystery and thriller authors for BookCon 2018, which includes such authors as David Baldacci, Sandra Brown, Brad Meltzer, and Walter Mosley. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis Christmas ad accused of plagiarism by Mr Underbed author

Chris Riddell points out similarities between Moz the monster and a character from his 1986 picturebookA renowned writer and illustrator of children’s books has suggested John Lewis may have plagiarised one of his stories for its latest Christmas advert, which was launched to great fanfare last... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New YALC authors announced

Booktrust has announced the second round of authors appearing at this year’s Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC), including Darren Shan, Sally Green and Kevin Brooks. Booktrust announced the names of 13 new authors taking part at a London Book Fair seminar entitled YALC: Ten Things We... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA Unveils 2015 Adult Author Breakfast Lineup

The event will be emceed by Kunal Nayyar, best known for his role as Raj on CBS’s 'The Big Bang Theory.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon ebook pricing battle intensifies after 'Authors United' ad

Compares Hachette dispute to past paperback fears, but partially quoting George Orwell is a risky moveAmazon has hit back following an open letter from more than 900 authors criticising its licensing dispute with publisher Hachette, which was published as an ad in the New York Times.However, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling authors take out full-page New York Times ad against Amazon

Stephen King and Donna Tartt among those petitioning Amazon to 'stop harming the livelihood of the authors'Readers of the New York Times will have to steel themselves this weekend, as the unseemly brawl between Hachette and Amazon erupts on to the tranquil pages of the Grey Lady. Perhaps the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors take out full-page NYT ad to criticize Amazon

There's no sign that Amazon and Hachette are close to burying their ebook hatchet, which has prompted the authors caught in the middle to speak up. One of those affected, Douglas Preston, penned an open letter to Jeff Bezos, requesting that he... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brooklyn Book Festival Unveils 2014 Author Lineup

Authors Paul Pope, Colson Whitehead and Roz Chast are among more than 100 literary figures presenting at the 9th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, slated for September 21, 2014 at the Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strange Ads Promote an Author Who Isn't Real and a Book That Doesn't Exist

IFC's upcoming The Spoils of Bablyon, a comedy miniseries that spoofs serious miniseries, is based on a book that seems to be sold out in Hudson News stores around the country. The problem with keeping the book in stock, though, is that there were never any printed copies. Eric Jonrosh (and the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Ask an author' feature added to Kindle

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:08 Amazon.com is offering a new feature enabling readers to ask authors questions directly via their Kindle devices. @author is currently on limited beta release, with a handful of participating authors including thriller writer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Ad Boss on Ad Blocking, AMP Ad Viewability and Enhanced Campaigns

Digital media companies are dealing with a bunch of problems plaguing their advertising-based business models. A growing number of people are blocking the ads running on their sites, forcing publishers to find ways to get those people to unblock their ads or pay one of the ad blocking companies... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Nielsen Is Adding Addressable Ads to National TV Measurement in Major Shift

For several years, networks and marketers alike have been trying to scale addressable advertising on linear TV, making only minimal progress. Now, Nielsen is about to supercharge those efforts in one of the company's biggest moves in a decade. Nielsen is adding addressable ad measurement to its... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-11-10 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Ninety budding authors to receive trade tutelage through HC’s Author Academy

HarperCollins affiliate publisher Rose Sandy reveals the details of its new Author Academy, which will give 90 emerging talents guidance as to how the book industry functions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Direct Line Group is shifting digital ad spending to targeted TV ads

Insurance group Direct Line dumped a large chunk of its digital media for TV in 2017 and could move even more over. The company is one of the largest TV advertisers in the U.K. As Direct Line upped its spending on TV, the business cut the number of display and programmatic online video ads it... Continue reading at Digiday

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