Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success

With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Books hits top spot with Fast Diet

Independent publisher Short Books has scored its first ever Official UK Top 50 number one. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: An indie publisher with a vision, Halloween in August and more book news

Welcome readers! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY It’s not easy starting a publishing house; it’s even harder if you try to do it outside typical distribution channels, including Amazon. But that’s what J.C. Gabel has done with his L.A.-based... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked readsCo-director, Tramp Press Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

A children's book shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General's Literary Award was written by a University of Guelph associate professor who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples and illustrated by an Ojibway multidisciplinary artist. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-02 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Embrace Success

Like the big trade publishers, many independent publishers had surprisingly good years last year—and they were particularly well-poised to quickly adapt to market conditions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK buys Edinburgh indie Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher Black & White Publishing as part of its long-term strategy for growth.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 19:25:22 UTC ]
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Short Books to publish Nobel Peace Prize winner Mukwege

Short Books will publisher Nobel laureate Dr Denis Mukwege's The Power of Women in autumn 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-23 21:58:09 UTC ]
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The 19 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read during quarantine—and the indie bookstores where you can buy them

Independent bookstores are hurting as shoppers stay online. Pick up one of our staff picks to support bookstores throughout the U.S. Whether you’re diving into an engrossing period drama, reading up on the history of protests or pandemics, or escaping into a fantastical world, chances are you’ve... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-11-06 16:00:54 UTC ]
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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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For publishers, books on race and racism have been a surprising success

Their popularity was rising even before the George Floyd protests, Mark Whitaker writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour

Book tours are a wonderful way to connect with readers. Indie author John Peragine shares his experience planning his latest book tour for his book Iowa Wine. The post Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour by John Peragine appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-21 14:00:23 UTC ]
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Wildfire to publish Pyle's Strange Planet book after Instagram success

Wildfire has scooped a book based on the "endlessly amusing" and hugely popular Instagram comic Strange Planet by Nathan Pyle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 12:17:03 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: State of Indie Publishing 'Great, but Sucks'

As Book Expo kicked off Wednesday, Independent Book Publishers Association CEO Angela Bole pointed out during a session on the state of indie publishing that while it presents many opportunities for entrepreneurs, there remain many obstacles to success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IBPA University 2019: Raccah Spills Secrets to Indie Publishing Success

The Independent Book Publishers Association held its annual IBPA University this year April 5-6 in Chicago, where 325 attendees mixed and mingled and talked shop about indie publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World

Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world The post Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Penguin Random House Merges Two of its Successful Publishing Lines

Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random House, will oversee the merged publishing lines of Random House and the Crown Publishing Group. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hits and misses: indie publishers pick their books of 2016

Small and independent houses share the books they enjoyed and envied this yearThe annual Guardian “hits and misses” feature, canvassing publishers about their high points and regrets of the year, always makes me wonder about what my friends and allies in the small-press world think about their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bowker Now Cites at Least 625,327 US Indie Books Published in 2015

Likely the most authoritative count of a year's self-published books in the USA, Bowker's figure sorts out how many titles are represented by the number of indie ISBNs sold in 2015. The post Bowker Now Cites at Least 625,327 US Indie Books Published in 2015 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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