‘To keep and develop publishers’ traditional core values and at the same time adapt as quickly as possible’ is no mean feet. And Jens Klingelhöfer says the industry can’t afford to fail.
From 50 percent ‘of all US Kindle author earnings,’ Author Earnings now sees indie share dive below 40 percent, ‘all the way back to early 2015 levels
The UK-based New Media Writing Competition opens its seventh year of international entries in digital formats.
Papego is an app currently drawing attention in Germany from readers, publishers, and booksellers because it allows a reader an easy way to keep reading digitally or in print.
The book business hasn’t experienced disruption as dramatic as that of industries, says Jacob Dalborg. The ‘core publishing activities of acquiring, editing and publishing stories’ are resilient.
The US ISBN agency, Bowker, reports a 21-percent jump in self-published ISBNs—not titles—from 2014 to 2015, another indication of quickly rising interest in indie publishing.
A platform on which children’s can borrow and read ebooks, BookBites integrates visual elements and tracking tools to encourage reading and book discovery.
While its imprint named ‘Abandoned Bookshop’ may not seem a ray of hope in a crowded marketplace, its publishing house, Canelo, is looking for a novelist’s heirs.
With more than 1,200 publishers on its list, Vancouver’s Shelfie adds Berlin’s De Gruyter, making ebook editions of its books available to individual owners of the print copies.
South Korea becomes the latest country to get the Harry Potter series of seven books and the new ‘Cursed Child’ playscript in ebook format. This time, they’re in both Korean and English.