Richard Charkin: Nine Lessons From a Small Indie Publisher

'Time will tell whether Mensch has published its first triumph or its first turkey,' writes Richard Charkin, small press publisher. The post Richard Charkin: Nine Lessons From a Small Indie Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: In Praise Of a Quiet Publishing Leader

The late George Richardson was 'a quiet man, aware of his own shortcomings but with that instinctive knack of being a good leader.' The post Richard Charkin: In Praise Of a Quiet Publishing Leader appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-22 05:30:23 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work

Richard Charkin looks back at his four decades with the UK's Publishers Association and the many book publishing issues the PA dealt with. The post Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Don’ts for Publishers in 2019

Change 'may be neither necessary nor useful,' Richard Charkin says, in contemplating the coming year for publishing companies. Skip the strategy meeting. The post Richard Charkin: Don’ts for Publishers in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing?

It's 'the building up of publishing assets,' not cash reserves, says Richard Charkin, that finally adds up to a publishing house's worth. The post Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study

'What I hadn’t anticipated was just how difficult it is to start a publishing business,' writes Richard Charkin in a Frankfurt installment of his exclusive series for Publishing Perspectives. The post Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions

Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards. The post Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing

If "unputdownable" means "putdownable" and "educational publishing" is "anything that's not trade publishing," what does "quality" mean in an insider's lexicon of the book industry? Ask Richard Charkin. The post An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small indie publishers report booming sales

In a sector that has struggled elsewhere, figures for 60 of the smallest players in the UK industry show sales up 79% in the last yearIndependent publishers have unleashed a boom in sales, according to new research. Latest figures from Inpress, which works with 60 of the smallest players in the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After His IPA Stint: Richard Charkin on Publishing’s Challenges and Promise

Citing robust international publishing output and efforts to tackle problems, Bloomsbury's Richard Charkin gives an overview at Abu Dhabi. The post After His IPA Stint: Richard Charkin on Publishing’s Challenges and Promise appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA President Richard Charkin Addresses Arab Publishers Association

Bloomsbury chief Richard Charkin, the President of the IPA, spoke to the Arab Publishers Association, encouraging support for copyright and the freedom. The post IPA President Richard Charkin Addresses Arab Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In a tough ad climate, small publishers are finding success in small donations

Publishers are finding readers are willing to make small-dollar donations to support news operations. The post In a tough ad climate, small publishers are finding success in small donations appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'We need small presses': author launches new award to support fiction from small publishers

The Republic of Consciousness prize has been launched by novelist Neil Griffiths, who intends to ‘guilt trip’ bestselling authors into contributingThe award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize celebrating the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

While the giant firms sink huge sums into fleeting fads, the commitment and passion of the smaller imprints leave a larger impression in the long termIndependent publishers pick the books they loved and wished they published in 2015Here’s an observation: it sometimes feels as though smaller... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Given a Choice: Small Press, Large Publisher, or Self Publish?

The gap between what a small press, a large publisher, and someone self-publishing is getting narrower. Do you have a preference for one over another? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Publishers’ Catalogue Offers Listing of African Publishers and More

The 2013 Small Publishers' Catalogue Africa offers more than just a listing of small African publishers: it's a guide to inspire small publishers from around the world. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers: Small-Press Aid From Rome, Solidarity With Frankfurt

The Italian Publishers Association expresses support for Frankfurt's decision on a physical exhibition and cheers funding for small presses. The post Italian Publishers: Small-Press Aid From Rome, Solidarity With Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-10 18:48:13 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

A 'PW' survey of six independent publishers scattered across the country found mixed results about how business has gone so far this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus has stacked odds against indies further, BHP Comics publisher warns

Coronavirus has stacked the odds against indie presses even further, BHP Comics publisher Sha Nasir has said, warning he will have to completely change his firm's business model as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-31 14:53:02 UTC ]
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