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Sheila Barry on Publishing Children’s Books That Matter

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Sheila Barry of Canada’s Groundwood Books, discusses the challenges of consistently publishing an engaging variety of books to children of all ages.

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Confessions of a Gay Erotica Writer in the Era of Indie Publishing

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Self-published gay erotica writer M.P. Rey reveals his joy at moving from the dusty shelves of hidden rainbow-flag bookstores to better status on Amazon.

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Tapping Into the Minecraft Audience to Market Books

Karl Olsberg

Hybrid German author Karl Olsberg describes how he leveraged the huge audience of Minecraft fans to sell a series of novels based on the game.

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Survey: Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women


The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests ‘self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.’

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Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey (Part 2)


In the second of a two part investigation, literary agent Evangelia Avloniti considers the economic reasons why so little Greek literature is translated.

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

Beyond My Dreams

Our March 2015 selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a review of self-published books, includes a memoir from Romanian tennis pro Peter Marmureanu.

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5 Ways to Cut the Cost of a Professional Editor

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Jim Dempsey of Novel Gazing describes five easy fixes for authors who want to save money on professional editing services.

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Hogarth Shakespeare Series Adds to Its Illustrious Roster

Edward St Aubyn

Edward St. Aubyn, author of the critically acclaimed Patrick Melrose series, has joined the Hogarth Shakespeare series to retell King Lear.

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Lithuanian Literature: Still Waiting to Be Discovered

Bestselling YA novelist-Andrius-Tapinas plugs "DAy of the Plague" at the Alma-Littera stand.

For many in Lithuania, there is the sense their literature is still waiting to be discovered by the world, though there are several authors of distinction.

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Lithuania’s Book Trade “Impossible to Shoot Down”

Tyto Alba one of Lithuania's largest publishers.

The Lithuanian book market was hit by the global recession and remains small, but a coterie of publishers are forging ahead through diversification.

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