“It sometimes feels as though smaller independents are the research and development departments for the big publishers,” writes the U.K.’s Bluemoose Books founder Kevin Duffy.
Agent Kristin Nelson cautioned authors this month about rushing out to market with NaNoWriMo drafts.
Twitter is a public forum, and Twitter pitch events are public conversations. That means anyone—and we do mean anyone—can take notice of you.
Despite misleading headlines in the New York Times and elsewhere in 2015 about U.S. book publishing, there’s one significant trend to remember: print book sales continue to shift toward bookstores—bricks-and-mortar and online stores—and away from mass merchandisers.
2015 is the first full year that self-publishing authors had access to preorder capability for their ebooks on Amazon.
We’ve been avidly following developments in Amazon’s new per-page payments for books that are published via KDP Select, then borrowed by readers via Kindle Unlimited.
In November, John Joseph Adams was named by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as editor in chief of John Joseph Adams Books, its new imprint for science fiction and fantasy titles.
In the United States, Amazon accounts for 51 percent of all online sales growth, as well as about 25 percent of all retail growth.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed publishers in translation and the statistics for adults under 32 who don’t pay for TV.
The New York Times published a piece on the growth in personalized children’s books, which has added one or two percent to children’s publishing revenues. While customized books are more difficult to mass produce and stock in bookstores, Barnes & Noble has been running tests in stores using print-on-demand technology. Nell Casey is the newest person … Read more