Two ‘Younger’ Fans, and S&S Staffers, Find a New Project in Their Favorite Show

When two Simon & Schuster employees saw that a central character on the TV show 'Younger,' which is set in the world of New York book publishing, was releasing a novel, they wanted to make sure that book hit shelves in the real world. Now it will. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative Access data shows sharp decline in financial stability for publishing staffers

Creative Access has released research to coincide with its 10-year anniversary, revealing the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on people from under-represented groups in publishing, including a sharp decline in financial stability. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-17 03:20:02 UTC ]
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Indie publisher Zando taps Gillian Flynn and Lena Waithe to find your new favorite authors

Book publisher powerhouse Molly Stern started her own company on the premise of using influential creators to surface overlooked talent. Author Gillian Flynn and writer-producer Lena Waithe are curating what could be the next wave of notable authors through their partnership with indie publisher... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-09-21 09:00:03 UTC ]
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With ‘Turbulence,’ a BBC Radio show finds new life

David Szalay’s novel connects a dozen stories about people linked by air travel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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ESPN boss says it’s ‘all hands on deck’ to find younger audience

ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro says the sports network is “all hands on deck” to attract more women and younger viewers, a crusade that includes a new streaming service launched last year. The Walt Disney Co.-owned cable giant introduced its ESPN+ online service a year ago, and it has drawn over 2... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-23 22:01:09 UTC ]
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Jonathan Stroud partners with European fan fiction project

Author Jonathan Stroud is working with Read On, a four-year project funded in part by the EU, to encourage young people across Europe to write fan fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ game show for super fans is in the works

Calling all “SpongeBob SquarePants” super fans: It’s game time. Viacom Digital Studios is creating a game show based on the popular animated series, the company announced Monday. The “SpongeBob Smarty Pants Game Show” will debut later this year on Facebook and the SpongeBob-branded YouTube... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Survey Finds Facebook is Favorite in Canada

Facebook is the top social media platform used by book buyers in Canada, according to a new report on social media use by book buyers from BookNet Canada. YouTube is second. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Art and Making of A Fan-Favorite Book

Art-of and making-of books about pop culture remain viable, even in an era when abundant behind-the-scenes information is available online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'O, the Oprah Magazine' Finds Its Favorite Books in the New Socially-Conscious Zeitgeist

Longtime publishing industry editor turned 'O' books editor Leigh Haber explains the method behind the Favorite Books of 2017 list at Oprah's magazine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At-Home Trunk Shows Are Huge Moneymakers. I Attend One To Find Out Why

On a Wednesday evening in April, I find myself in a well-appointed home in Brookline, a wealthy Boston suburb, sipping wine and eating macarons with a dozen oncologists from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Sitting around a coffee table displaying Asian art and colorful books about design, the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders, "Quite Possibly" Colbert's Favorite Living Author, Comes to the Late Show

On the 'Late Show,' George Saunders gets ribbed about writing a novel, explains what a "bardo" is, and discusses kindness and Donald Trump in support of his debut novel, 'Lincoln in the Bardo.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fan project launched for Michael Bond’s 90th

Michael Bond’s literary estate is asking fans to send videos and photos of themselves wishing him a happy birthday to celebrate his 90th next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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For TV shows based on books or comics, fans are a mixed blessing

During a recent talk show chat, "Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams revealed she had listened to fans' online opinions when crafting her scrappy Arya Stark character, originally written as a left-handed swordswoman in George R.R. Martin's book series. "The fans are so die-hard; they're... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian Harding Loves Connecting With Fans Online—Until They Show Up at His House

Specs Age 28 Claim to fame Stars as Ezra Fitz on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars; five-time Teen Choice Awards winner Base Los Angeles Twitter @IANMHARDING What's the first information you consume in the morning? I wake up, I'll meditate, and then I'll read something. I try to wake up 45... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Blackman unveils teenage fan fiction project backed by PRH

Children’s laureate Malorie Blackman has launched a fan fiction-inspired project to find the best teen writers and creatives.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Publisher of the Fans, By the Fans, for the Fans

Fanbase Press, the Los Angeles–based comics publisher, is focusing on building a pop culture business steeped in the fan community. It's working. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: A New Book Show Arrives

Welcome to the inaugural U.S. Book Show, a different kind of trade show. 'Publishers Weekly' editorial director Jim Milliot introduces the next big thing in publishing conferences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panorama Project Names New Project Lead, Announces Free Webinar

The Panorama Project, the OverDrive-funded cross-industry initiative devoted to “data-informed insights on public libraries’ role in the publishing ecosystem” has announced the appointment of Daniel Albohn as the new Project Lead, replacing Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, who has taken a full-time... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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