Author Archives: Guest Contributor

Guest contributors to Publishing Perspectives have diverse backgrounds in publishing, media and technology. They live across the globe and bring unique, first-hand experience to their writing.

How Writers Can Work with Games Developers

Bedlam Brookmyre

At the London Book Fair last week experts in video games development shared their insight on how writers can break into the lucrative and growing industry.

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Want to Write for Video Games? 7 Top Tips

Video Games

Many writers would like to try their hand at writing for the video games. Here are a few top tips on how to get started.

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Flemish Children’s Books Cross Media Boundaries

monkey tales

A number of Flemish children’s book publishers have launched cooperations with other creative media industries to create apps, games and storytelling experiences.

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Flemish Book Trade Focused on Creative Media Collaboration

The House of the Book in Borgerhout, home of Boek.be

Forward-looking Flemish publishers and bookseller organization, Boek.be, offers the book industry opportunities to collaboration with creative media industries, at home and abroad.

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The Audio Self-publishing Revolution Beckons Entrepreneurial UK Authors

Lauren Fortgang recording for the ACX program.

Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz on why UK rights holders should consider joining in a grand experiment, the Audiobook Creation Exchange.

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The Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s Shift Toward Digital

A new digital category was added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards this year.

With a digital category added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair acknowledged the increasing influence of digital publishing.

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Archipelago Books: 10 Years, 100 Titles, 26 Languages

Jill Schoolman

Jill Schoolman, the publisher of Archipelago Books, looks back on the company’s 10 year history, and how it has managed to foster literary translation in the US.

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Read Ahead in London on Sunday!

read ahead logo

Before the London Book Fair kicks off, a book-y gathering of authors, designers, editors, agents, marketing/PR folks, techies, thinkers and others will explore the future of publishing and reading.

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On Breaking Demographic Borders for Books With Crowdfunding

Bobby Byrd, co-founder of Cinco Puntos Press

A look at how and why Texas’ tiny Cinco Puntos Press are using crowdfunding to finance and publish their latest book of poetry — and how it can expand audience.

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April’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

BlueInk Review

Our monthly selection of starred reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books.

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