Thursday 5th December
While UK Seeks Sure Things
Is all that tweeting, posting and sharing worth the time it takes?
A Social Scientist Separates Fact from Fiction
Waterstones have made this the perfect time to look at the relationship between owls and literature
The last decade has seen an increase in programs to help writers plot, write and read their books — but there are also plenty of non-writing tools that writers can use to help them create their masterpieces.
When it reaches 40m subscribers, even 'niche indie albums' will earn $17k a month
Never judge an author by their website . . . unless it's really great
But Lukewarm on Ebooks
There are dozens of content management systems for sale, but publishing companies are building their own
Social media isn't just for haters and trolls
While DRM is still prevalent in the book industry and elsewhere, most of the major labels are now in agreement that it's not a good fit for music
and Amazon will be disrupted one day
Product development today requires a much more nimble approach
Jon Reed gives his top five social media tools and expert advice on how authors can effectively utilise them, on CompletelyNovel.com.
Prospering in the squeezed middle of publishing
Our world is overflowing with media
Experiment and experiment often
Early forties before I earned my first million!
Digital device that enhances the experience of reading paper books to children
With internet access surging and connectivity increasing, the doors are being thrown open to digital publishing
Griff Rhys Jones, about to play Charles Dickens on stage, talks about the author's inexhaustible talent and his popularisation of Christmas
Getting rid of old favourites is easier said than done
A genuinely funny book is one of life's simplest pleasures
Innovative publisher Pulp! The Classics, who have caused a stir with their cheeky artwork on classic novels, has joined the Pop-Up revolution currently dominating the London social scene
Michael Heyward on how an editorially led Australian independent is going international