Traditional publishers missing out on romance and sci-fi sales

Publishers are missing out on audiobook listeners who want sci-fi and romance titles, statistics on sales show. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 14:46:44 UTC ]
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'Queer sci-fi romance' to Orbit in three-way auction

Orbit UK has won debut author Everina Maxwell's space opera series, described as  "queer sci-fi romance", in a three-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 05:42:42 UTC ]
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All of the Sci-Fi Stories We Published This Year

In a moment where the future seems impossibly turbulent, leaving us feeling powerless, science fiction can help us get our heads around the complexity. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-12-31 14:00:05 UTC ]
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Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and Fantasy Brands With Books

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing signs 'exhilarating' new sci-fi trilogy from Maxwell

Amazon Publishing’s science fiction and fantasy imprint, 47North, has signed a new series of books from author James Maxwell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft gets into sci-fi publishing with research-inspired short stories

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Why Big Publishers Think Genre Fiction Like Sci-Fi Is the Future of E-Books

The future of book publishing is increasingly digital -- and increasingly tilted towards genre fiction.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Building a Sci-Fi and Fantasy Publishing House from Scratch

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Publishers 'missing out' on school ebook sales

Publishers are "missing out" on ebook sales to schools because of the lack of a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Space oddities: why the Futurama reboot went from sci-fi to sci-why

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As Traditional Publishing Fades Away, Publishers Need to Find New Means of Distribution and Monetization

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[ AdWeek | 2018-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen: Self-Publishing Now More Like Traditional Publishing

With £58 million in sales and 5% of the UK book market in 2014, self-publishing is gaining further acceptance with readers, reports Nielsen. The post Nielsen: Self-Publishing Now More Like Traditional Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

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Game of Thrones creators to bring Liu Cixin’s sci-fi trilogy to Netflix

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Gollancz lands Cameron sci-fi debut

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Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States

Unit sales of romance ebooks 'increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020' in the US market, NPD Books reports. The post Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-20 14:14:36 UTC ]
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HBO Max Expands Originals With Ridley Scott Sci-Fi Series, Selena Gomez Cooking Show

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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Religious Publishers' Anti-Racism Resources Draw Sales

Faith-based houses reached a ready audience in June when they highlighted social justice titles and resources on anti-racism as outcries against police brutality and discrimination dominated the streets and the headlines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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