Amazon announces Kindle World, the first commercial publishing platform that enables writers to create fan fiction and earn royalties doing so.
Despite his early support for ebooks, Stephen King latest novel, Joyland will be published in print only, with no digital version anticipated.
Was Chinua Achebe truly ‘The Father of African Literature’ or does that designation serve a purely non-African agenda?
Despite the lack of a publisher and censorship issues, pirated copies of Fifty Shades of Grey are proving popular at Chinese online bookstores.
The UK’s National Literacy Trust reveals that children’s on-screen reading has overtaken reading in print. But screen-only readers appear to struggle more and enjoy it less.
Publishing Perspectives’ The Play’s The Thing, online reading group begins is reading of Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well.
Allegations of stockpiling and best-seller list manipulation have rocked the publishing world in South Korea as publishers combat decreasing book sales.
Helen Nathan came up with a brand and marketing plan before for her series of baking books for kids before the books were written. Today, licensing deals yield 4x her book royalties.
The recent Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival offered a unique spectacle for readers and a snapshot of children’s book publishing issues in the Middle East.
Internet literature may be booming in China, but a recent survey reports that a majority of readers have been disappointed and unsatisfied with the quality of the books.