Tokyo-based Discover 21 is taking its catalog on the road this week in Frankfurt, looking for chances to rebalance an import-export gap in Japan’s literature.
In its energetic first outing, @CONTEC 2013 Conference looked at the challenges to publishing and educational services, bookselling, and social reading.
Porter Anderson looks at the new season’s publishing conferences and notes that they all, intentionally or not, may end up focused on writers.
Our look at the week’s web buzz including hotbutton issues around reader reviews, at questions of print vs. ebooks, and at Amy Tan’s new book cover.
A discussion with nine experts from Frankfurt Academy’s CONTEC 2013 interactive learning lab on self-publishing’s implications for the industry.
This week’s buzz round-up looks at the controversial possible changes in the Man Booker Prize rules, New Zealand’s publishing decline, Frankfurt tips and more.
Data experts Sebastian Posth, Kristen McLean and Laura Dawson discuss how analytics are transforming publishing and what this new field demands of the industry.
In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the Oyster ebook subscription service, at a CONTEC session ahead in Frankfurt, at book marketing, and more.
Hybrid author Hugh Howey previews his CONTEC seminar at the Frankfurt Book Fair by offering his hard won views on self vs. traditional publishing.
Bestseller Hugh Howey offers a list of tips that tend to surprise new writers, particularly those who are self-publishing or considering it.