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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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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New Sci-Fi/Fantasy Publisher Gungnir Hopes to Hit Its Target

Gungnir, a new sci-fi/fantasy publisher helmed by comics veterans Jim Krueger and Steve Orlando, will launch in April 2024. Named after the staff of the Norse god Odin, which always hit its target, Gungnir will publish a mix of graphic novels, prose novels, and art books in the sci-fi/fantasy... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Christian Publishers Add More Sci-fi/Fantasy Titles

With more adults and young adults looking for faith-based science fiction and fantasy books, publishers are responding by expanding imprints and new titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

Intended 'to expand the boundaries of well-known series,' a new publishing company called Perilous Worlds heads for Frankfurter Buchmesse with game-designing authors on tap and some high-visibility fantasy brands to work with. The post Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ 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

Microsoft is taking a novel approach to marketing its research projects with a series of free sci-fi short stories.The “Future Visions” anthology, available as a free ebook, includes stories from eight prominent science fiction authors, along with a short graphic novel and original... Continue reading at PC World

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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

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Building a Sci-Fi and Fantasy Publishing House from Scratch

Science fiction and fantasy publisher Angry Robot, part of the Osprey Group, is the creation of one man and many minds working in tandem across the UK and the Atlantic. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

The show was axed and remade, moving to Comedy Central and leaving its comedic legacy behindMatt Groening could do no wrong in 1999. The Simpsons was still both witty and money-spinning, and he could get any project he wanted greenlit – even a sci-fi comedy cartoon called Futurama. The show... Continue reading at The Guardian

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

Recently, I did some revenue forecasting for a client who is considering entering the digital news/content space. The product offering is pretty unique, but it will be entering a very saturated market with large, established competitors, traditional competitors like The New York Times and Wall... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ 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

The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests “self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.” The post Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Our 21 Most-Anticipated Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Books for the Rest of 2024

It might be a bad year in the world, generally speaking, but it has been a great year for books—especially genre books! I love some good literary fiction as much as anybody but I’m a sucker for a good book of magic, dragons, spaceships, monsters, slashers, ghosts, etc… and so I’ve been combing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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ChatGPT and the movie ‘Her’ are just the latest example of the ‘sci-fi feedback loop’

Science fiction and technological innovation feed off each other in an ongoing back-and-forth that can play out over decades. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Publishing Industry Sales Were Hot in April

April was far from the cruelest month for book sales, with the 1,277 publishers that report results to AAP’s StatShot program showing a 18.3% increase over April 2023 following a flat first quarter. Every major category posted an increase over a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in the First Quarter of 2023

Trade publishing sales saw declines in the first quarter, precipitated by drops in the adult nonfiction and children's/YA categories, although audio continues to be a bright spot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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