Why Publishing Sitcoms Help Me Maintain Hope and Humor for the Future of the Industry

Hollywood can’t resist a literary adaptation. Frontlist, backlist—it’s all fodder for screenplays. The publishing world itself also feeds the insatiable page-to-screen pipeline: from 1930s and ’40s screwball satires about newspaper reporters (His Girl Friday, Meet John Doe, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town) to early 2000s rom-coms set at fashion and style magazines (13 Going on […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-18 08:53:31 UTC ]
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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Spain’s Publishing Industry: Positioned to Fight for the Future

Despite media reports to the contrary, Spain’s publishing industry is robust and diverse, and investing for the future, writes Antonio María Ávila. The post Spain’s Publishing Industry: Positioned to Fight for the Future appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Summit Recap: Publishers establish infrastructure to future-proof data sets

Publishers shared insights at the Digiday Publishing Summit at the end of September in Miami. The post Publishing Summit Recap: Publishers establish infrastructure to future-proof data sets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows

The 2019 Publishers' Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse's THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications. The post Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing 3.0: The Atomization of the Publishing Industry

[Sponsored] Four steps toward harnessing the power of audience data for success. The post Publishing 3.0: The Atomization of the Publishing Industry appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Publishing industry's 'Super Thursday' to see more than 500 books published

Thursday in October heralds book industry’s major assault on the Christmas marketThe nature of that rectangular parcel under the Christmas tree can now be predicted: it could well be a new cook book by Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsay or Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, just like last year.Or it might... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publishing In Russia 2012: Publishers in a Changing Industry

Despite the economic gloom, the number of titles produced annually in Russia continues to grow. The country is now #3 in terms of book production (approximately 125,000 new titles per year), after the U.S. and China. It also saw more than 20 million ebook downloads and some one million reading... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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October Was a Rough Month for Publishing Industry Sales

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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey 2022

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Publishing Industry Sales Down 4.5% Through September

Total publishing industry sales fell 4.5% through September compared to 2021, with trade sales down 3.3%, at the 1,368 publishers who report revenue to the AAP’s StatShot program. Lower hardcover sales and higher returns were the main drivers in pushing down trade sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Guardian view on the book publishing industry: no one size fits all | Editorial

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Playwrights Canada Press Keeps Pace with Publishing Industry

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Is the Publishing Industry Broken?

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