The Stories Keep Coming: PW Talks with Lauraine Snelling

Novelist Lauraine Snelling has authored 80 books since she began her writing career in 1982, has more than two million books in print, and has just published the first in her fifth historical series set among Norwegian immigrants to North Dakota, where her mother was born and raised: “Strong women are my forte.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Harry Potter ebooks coming to schools, libraries around the world

Pottermore has partnered with ebook company Overdrive to bring electronic versions of the 'Harry Potter' series to libraries and schools in five languages. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Stephen King to release audio digital story

Hodder & Stoughton will publish an original audio digital short story by bestselling author... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Athill, Donoghue on Sunday Times story longlist

A story told through the texts of two lovers is up against tales written by bestselling authors... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries, Tech-Smart Authors, and the Coming Digital Apocalypse

Whatever else can be said about Tools of Change, O’Reilly Media’s traveling road show on publishing and technological change, it seems to come along just when a concentrated dose of discussion—or perhaps muted confrontation—is needed. Over the course of the three-day conference in New York City,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital-only short story trails Fforde novel

Random House has released the first direct-to-digital fiction title by bestselling author Katie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomberg Executive Is Said to Be in Talks to Lead Dow Jones

News Corporation is said to be in advanced talks to hire Lex Fenwick as the chief executive of Dow Jones, filling a six-month vacancy created when the publisher’s top executive resigned amid the phone-hacking scandal in Britain. Mr. Fenwick ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Canongate bags Gray short stories

Canongate is to publish the complete short stories of Lanark author Alasdair Gray, after... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Niffenegger to write short story for Solaris

Author of The Time Traveller’s Wife Audrey Niffenegger is to write a short story for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Short story 'newspaper' hits bookshops

The team behind the successful book Change the World for a Fiver has launched a free newspaper... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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News Corp. for First Time Details Tabloid Bribe for Story on Child Killer

News Corp. (NWSA) for the first time publicly detailed bribery by a journalist at its now-defunct News of the World, telling a court that a former editor agreed to pay a prison guard to get a story about a child killer. Matt Nixson, a features edit ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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'PW' February Features

Our Calls for Information for different features will appear in PW Daily on a monthly basis, and will be updated periodically. Individual calls will still also run in the print version of PW, and publicity departments are also to see our full 2012 editorial calendar. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: On Sale the Week of January 9, 2012

This week, a fistful of mystery-thrillers bump up against bios of Elizabeth II and the Obamas, as well as a fascinating memoir from the "godfather of rap." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Savannah Book Festival Comes Of Age

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Sky's Crawford to write Libya story

HarperCollins has acquired an account of this year's Libyan conflict by Sky News reporter... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nook coming to the UK in 'not too distant future'

US retailer Barnes & Noble's e-reading device range, the Nook, will be available in the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BBC Short Story Award to accept global entries in 2012

The BBC's award for short fiction is to turn international for one year to celebrate the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Print Comes Up Short

Sales of print books fell 18.6% in the first nine months of 2011 in the major trade categories, according to figures reported to the Association of American Publishers. And although ebook sales jumped in the nine months—ahead 137.9% at the 15 reporting houses—the gain was not enough to offset... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Santa story in first 3D ebook

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