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On Never Having To Quit Publishing

It has been a great year to be a dead author

JK Rowling meets Lauren Laverne

'Success never feels the way you think it will'

The Writers Who Feel The Need To Reveal All

Too much information?

Why Social Media Should Become Publishers' New Testing Ground

Testing books isn't a common practice in the publishing industry

8 Unique Gifts For Writers That They Actually Want

Christmas shopping is coming - and what do you get a writer?

The End Of An Era: Simon Spanton Departs Gollancz

His achievements in the nineteen years he's been a part of the Orion Publishing Group are too numerous to list

4 Lessons To Learn From Self-published Bestsellers

Publishers, take note

33 Books Everyone Should Read Before Turning 30

An eclectic selection

A QI Elf Shares Some Book Facts You Might Not Have Known...

In the UK more than 20 books are published every hour...

How Digital Can Complement Print

What can you create digitally that makes the print reading experience more engaging?

Everything Is Miscellaneous: Why Publishing Needs Tagging

There is hope

Ebook Licensing For Public Libraries And Publishers

The numerous opportunities offered by new ebook licensing models

The Real Future Of Electronic Literature

Until now, most e-reading has been static, or pepped up with audio or video enhancements

Save The Library, Lose The Pool

Newcastle finds self-help has its limits as cuts bite

Quiet, Please... In Praise Of The British Library

From famous novelists to budding entrepreneurs, an extraordinarily diverse collection of people can be found at work in the British Library

Last Night, A Book Saved My Life

We have a lot to thank books fo

Make It Now: The Rise Of The Present Tense In Fiction

A narrative shaped in the past can wallow and founder, but a present-tense narrative has to keep on the move

When The Sharing Economy Comes To Publishing

A publishing technologist discusses the sharing model of publishing

Ten things we learned at the IPG Autumn Conference

Independent publishers are in good shape

5 Ways To Use Instagram As An Author

Instagram is a social media outlet writers in general do not seriously consider a viable promotion platform

Why Authors And Publishers Should Embrace Automation

There are many areas where publishing houses could use automation through technology to run much leaner operations

The 50 Best Sports Books Ever Written

In no particular order of course ...

Who Are The Richest Writers?

Yes, weighing in at a combined net worth of $1.5 billion, the ten richest writers in the New York area are . . .

How Board Games Got Literary

Books To Games and Back Again

The Ever-Growing Ed-Tech Market

The industry is worth more than $8 billion—even though skeptics question whether the new products improve learning.

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Barack Obama Buys Salman Rushdie's Latest Book

Author Takes a Dig

Scammers Use Art Of Seduction Book To Con Woman Out Of £1.6 Million

Two men are facing jail after they seduced a wealthy businesswoman online and then conned her out of £1.6 million

The Resurgence Of The Printed Book

BPIF uses BBD&PAs to hail the renaissance of books

Lancaster University Hires First Professor Of Graphic Novels

French graphic novelist and critic Benoît Peeters to be visiting professor in graphic fiction and comic art

Elisabetta Sgarbi leaves 'Mondazzoli' to start new publishing house

Sets up new publisher - The Ship of Theseus - with Umbert Eco among others

#CivilisedSaturday: 'Busy, Busy, Busy'

Book lovers celebrated Civilised Saturday and it's lovely

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