*+-Quincy McDonald, Publisher at Philadelphia’s F.A. Davis discusses the STM transition from print to digital and adapting to distance education.
*+-Beverly Hills rabbi David Wolpe seems tailor-made for silver screen stardom, but it took a book about a King David to convince Hollywood to call.
*+-Using the example of Airbnb, Valla Vakili argues that great storytellers use familiar settings in unexpected ways, a tactic that applies business as well.
*+-German self-published author Annie Stone advises writers to focus on fan engagement and being a nice, approachable person, than straight forward marketing.
*+-Valla Vakili looks at how Netflix uses character development and storytelling to define its customers, as well as create great content.
*+-Direct-to-consumer bookselling is growing and innovative thinking is helping. Two solutions that are appealing: BitLit ebook bundling and Penguin Hotline.
*+-Our May 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books. This selection includes guides to finance and fighting cancer.
*+-Bulgarian translator Izidora Angel conveys the heartbreaking frustration of trying to render cultural nuances in English translation.
*+-The 12th Thessaloniki Book Fair was a surprising success, though Greek publishers are frustrated with the lack of local support and international interest.
*+-Pakastani-born Canadian children’s book author Rukhsana Khan explains how to leverage appearances at book fairs for the greatest benefit and impact.