With titles like The Walking Dead: Compendium One leading the way, sales of graphic novels in the USA are up 10% year-over-year in 2013.
Porter Anderson interviews Book Country’s Molly Barton and Brandi Larsen as the Penguin Random House site relaunches with new features for author-members.
In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job.
The Faulkner estate sued Sony for copyright infringement in Woody Allen’s movie, Midnight in Paris, in which a character paraphrases a Faulkner quote. The judge dismissed the case citing fair use.
Author Kate Pullinger attended the 2013 MIX Making Day at the Bath Spa University, where participants experimented with a hybrid of new technology and old-fashioned storytelling.
Porter Anderson’s wrap-up of Publishing Perspectives’ look at literary agents in digital transition pinpoints issues highlighted by The Rogue Reader project.
Movable Type literary agents Jason Allen Ashlock and Adam Chromy write of their experiences assisting The Rogue Reader authors in self-publishing their work.
Under the Carib Sun author Ro Cuzon’s essay describes journey to becoming a novelist and his experience in the agency-created Rogue Reader self-publishing program.
Given the upheaval in digital publishing and many authors’ entrepreneurial spirit, can today’s literary agents engage their clients’ art as they did in the past?
Upset by the ‘not guilty’ verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial, one Twitter user started a campaign that ended Martin Literary Agency’s representation of Juror B37’s planned book.