Prior to the opening of the London Book Fair, Ed Nawotka wonders why in the digital age such events still exist? The answer is easy: word-of-mouth.
Browsing by topic: agents
Ex-army man Charlie Redmayne may have left Pottermore to take the helm at HarperCollins UK, but he’s not taking sides in the war between print and digital.
From editors-turned-agents to e-books and rights sales in Spain and Latin America…the best of our coverage from the first half of 2012.
If you’re a writer from a small nation, working with a translator who can pitch your book directly to a publisher might be a better bet than using an agent.
London’s Writing in a Digital Age Conference was a testament to the extraordinary human desire to write, and featured star writers, traditional and indie alike.
Rosemary Stimola, literary agent for both the Hunger Games and the 2011 YA National Book Award winner, discusses the fast evolving children’s publishing business.
We preview the May 15-16 World E-Reading Congress in London, where monetizing content, agenting, publishing and book retail are all on the agenda.
Based in Brussels and Sydney, the Zeitgeist Media Group represents authors who ‘write about a China that is much stronger and faster paced…the dark side.’
Is continuing to group together Commonwealth book rights good business, hopeless inertia, or merely a self-serving tradition?
Will authors have the patience to wait for an agent or publisher to discover them? Or will they seek the immediate gratification of self-publishing?