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.

Opcion Libros Assists Argentine Publishers With Exports

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The Opcion Libros program aims to assist small- and medium-sized Argentine publishers develop overseas markets, streamline business practices and digitize.

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Turkish Book Rights Market Buffeted by Currency Fluctuations

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Literary Agency

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Agency surveys the Turkish book market and the challenges it faces due to currency and political fluctuations.

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So You Want to Be a Famous Self-Published Author?

Warren Adler is best known for his novel "The War of the Roses"

Veteran author Warren Adler offers a reality check for would-be authors who believe fame and fortune is just a book away.

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How Alliances Bolster Latin American Indie Publishing

Leonora Djament

A quintet of editors from Argentina and Mexico discuss the boom and future of independent publishing in Latin America.

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Paid to Translate Play: The Ins and Outs of Video Game Localization

Matt Alt

Matt Alt explains how as video games evolved from simple amusements into a cinematic storytelling medium, translation became integral to the process.

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Five Academic Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for academic publishing in 2015, including porous paywalls and the rise of the SAMPC countries.

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Five Trade Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for trade publishing in 2015, including more hybrid pubs, content marketing and mobile reading.

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Argentina’s BajaLibros Aims to Sell Ebooks to All of America

Bajalibros

In an effort to defy difficulties at home, Argentine e-bookseller BajaLibros is aiming to sell ebooks throughout Latin America as well as the United States.

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Global Ebook Retailers Race to Beat Amazon into Latin America

Manuel Dávila of Ghandi

Global Spanish-language ebook retailers are racing to capture Latin American readers and bolster ebook sales before Amazon makes a big push into the region.

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January 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The Remains of War

Our monthly selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, uncovers a superb memoir of a WWII concentration camp in Indonesia.

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