The digital age has largely reduced the word publisher to a commercial function. But shouldn’t it represent something more, something higher?
In the UK, authors are paid by the government when their physical books are borrowed (around 6p per loan), but digital titles are not yet a part of that agreement.
Most museums have publishing departments and bookstores, so publishing exhibition-related fiction shouldn’t be much of a stretch and might enhance the patron’s experience.
Tony White discusses the inspiration and workflow behind his new climate change novel published for mobile and other platforms by the Science Museum in London.
The popular South African blog, Diary of a Zulu Girl, has struck a chord among readers, eliciting book and TV offers, even after it was revealed the author was a 30-year-old man.
If, as Friday’s Writing in a Digital Age Conference in London underscored, technology is driving change in publishing, why are publishers’ websites still ‘universally awful’?
Porter Anderson takes on the distraction of publishing non-controversies, a new guide for self-publishing, BEA chief Steve Rosato’s response to last week’s critique of BEA and more.
How American: actress Scarlett Johansson is suing French author Gregoire Delacourt for describing a character in his novel as her doppleganger.
Louise Doughty reflects on chairing the judging for this year’s Fiction Uncovered program to acknowledge established UK writers deserving wider recognition.
Self-published BlueInk starred reviews this month include a novel about a wisecracking cat that investigates its owner’s death and a memoir of escaping Romania under Soviet rule.