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Why Writers Need to Know the Publishing Business

Deborah Emin

Publisher Deborah Emin argues that as publishing professionals, we should want writers to understand each stage of the process: how they are acquired, marketed and sold.

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Want to Profit as an Author? Think About Sponsorships

Lynn Isenberg

Author Power by Lynn Isenberg offers clear-headed, calming advice for writers who want to leverage their brand and make a profit from sponsorships.

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Peru’s Colmena Editores Gives Edgy Debut Authors a Voice

Colmena's David Perez and Armando Alzamora

One of Peru’s fledgling publishers, Colmena Editores, is making room for edgy new generation of authors, while also offering classics and criticism.

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Digital Love Stories for Valentine’s Day from Africa

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Nigerian romance publisher Ankara Press has produced a free digital Valentine’s Day Story Anthology featuring several of Africa’s top writers.

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

Winds of the Marquesas

Our January 2015 selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books.

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2015 UK Folio Prize Shortlist Includes African, Kenyan

The Folio Prize

The eight authors shortlisted for the 2015 Folio prize hail from around the world: North America, the UK, Ireland, Kenya and India

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Publishers Team Up for New Digital Literary Aggregation Site

Jonny Diamond is the Editor-in-Chief of the Literary Hub

The Literary Hub, launching in April, brings together 65 partners, as well as seasoned literary journalists, for a new literary aggregation website.

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Just 54% of Americans Read a Book Last Year, says NEA

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A new survey by the NEA reveals that a mere 54% of Americans read any kind of book last year, print or digital.

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China’s “Richest Writer” Now a Divisive Lux Pop Icon

Guo Jingming and Tiny Times Cast

Guo Jingming is often said to be the “richest writer” in China and now as the creator of the wildly popular “Tiny Times” films he likely is.

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How Are Famous Fictional Characters Reacting to Scout’s Return?

Scout Finch is coming back as a grown up woman.

Roger Tagholm imagines how other characters from fiction would react to the news that Harper Lee is giving Scout Finch a second chance at life.

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