Scholastic creates Hunger Games prequel campaign for coronavirus-hit indies

Scholastic UK has created a pre-order campaign for Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games prequel that it says could drive trade to indie bookshops during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 08:56:22 UTC ]
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Scholastic creates Hunger Games prequel campaign for coronavirus-hit indies

Scholastic UK has created a pre-order campaign for Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games prequel that it says could drive trade to indie bookshops during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 08:56:22 UTC ]
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Scholastic builds anticipation online for Hunger Games prequel

Scholastic has been building anticipation online for Suzanne Collins' eagerly awaited prequel to the Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 18:28:18 UTC ]
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Scholastic to publish Hunger Games prequel

Scholastic will next year publish a prequel to Suzanne Collins’ bestselling The Hunger Games series in the UK, US, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 11:57:14 UTC ]
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Boosted by Hunger Games Prequel, Unit Sales Rose 5.5% Last Week

Led by 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,' Suzanne Collins’ prequel to her blockbuster Hunger Games series, unit sales of print books rose 5.5% last week over the week ended May 16 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies Launch GoFundMe Campaigns to Survive Coronavirus Shutdown

Several indies have launched, with varying degrees of success, GoFundMe fundraising campaigns to help them raise funds to pay bills and employees during a national shutdown that may last for months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Hunger Games’ fans are rage-tweeting about the President Snow prequel

Suzanne Collins’s upcoming fourth book in her bestselling series is not exactly what fans were hoping for. The minds behind The Hunger Games are catching fire from fans of the books upset that President Snow is going to be the subject of a prequel entitled The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-01-22 12:20:56 UTC ]
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New Hunger Games book title and cover revealed by Scholastic

Scholastic has announced the next instalment in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series will be called The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boost for Scholastic from new 'Hunger Games' film

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Illustrated Edition of THE HUNGER GAMES Coming Later This Year

Scholastic has announced that an illustrated edition of THE HUNGER GAMES is coming out later this year. Here are the details. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Game Awards raises an old question: What does indie mean?

The Game Awards got it wrong this year. One of the titles nominated for Best Independent Game, Dave the Diver, was produced by Nexon, one of the largest video game studios in South Korea. No matter how hard you squint, it is not indie. Dave the Diver is an excellent pixel-art game about deep-sea... Continue reading at Engadget

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An AI Game of Thrones prequel? No wonder George RR Martin’s raining ice and fire on ChatGPT | Tim Adams

Authors have entered a war over words with OpenAI for using their books as ‘training’ feedstockBattles between human and artificial intelligence are no longer science fiction. The strikes in Hollywood led by the united guilds of actors and screenwriters have a common, intangible enemy: the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Indie games have entered the era of bespoke publishing

For anyone with an eye on video game news, it’s been hard to ignore the recent rise of names like Annapurna Interactive, Devolver Digital, Private Division, Humble, Epic Games and Netflix tied to independent projects. The distribution process for indie developers has shifted over the past few... Continue reading at Engadget

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Telling good stories in games is really hard. It’s hard in any medium, of course, but games provide a set of challenges over and above those faced by novelists and screenwriters. Take the question of agency—if the player is allowed to make the primary narrative decisions in the game, then the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hitting the Books: Amiga and the birth of 256-color gaming

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Indie hit with New Year wait for reprints due to European paper squeeze

As concerns about paper shortages continue, one press has said it will have to wait until the New Year if it wants to reprint popular titles through some European firms.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-26 02:54:26 UTC ]
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Fungi and local authors prove Christmas hits for indies

A non-fiction work about fungi and books with local interest are among the top-selling titles for indies ahead of Christmas, The Bookseller has been told.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 16:31:47 UTC ]
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Halls hails Bookshop site as 'game-changer' for indies

New retail website Bookshop.org has been hailed as a “game-changer” by Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls while its founder has said more features are on the way. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 09:40:54 UTC ]
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Workman Launches Campaign to Support Indie Bookstores

Workman Publishing has launched a campaign to encourage readers to buy books from their local independent bookstore this holiday season, under the slogan. "Shop Local NOW, So You Can Shop Local FOREVER." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Don Winslow calls out Trump for his botched coronavirus response, and his supporters for living in denial. Continue reading at HuffPost

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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

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