Based on census data, bookstore sales increased 1992–2004 but fell drastically in the next 10 years.
A look at average reading time for Americans and at bookstore statistics that include sales and location data.
Small items of interest in digital innovation, marketing, and traditional publishing.
Amazon recently updated its customer reviews policy to eliminate incentivized reviews, but it still allows advance review copies of books.
Updated figures from Bowker clarify the number of books being self-published with ISBNs.
NINC’s conference is valuable because its members aren’t writers trying to break in; most of them broke in long ago.
A report from PEN America on the lack of diversity in children’s literature underscores soft censorship and the imagination gap.
While BISG hasn’t been a go-to resource for authors in the past, we welcome the new executive director’s interest in an author-inclusive format.
Reedsy, the author-services marketplace, debuted free online courses aimed at making publishing a book a bit less daunting.
The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Blockbuster Novel by Archer and Jockers suggests novels that hit the NYT bestseller lists are not random.