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

womenatwork

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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Literary Agent Q&A: Hellie Ogden, Janklow & Nesbit (UK)

Hellie Ogden

Hellie Ogden of Janklow & Nesbit talks with Publishing Perspectives about some of her recent deals and opportunities she believes show promise for authors.

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How Independent Publishers Can Stay Profitable

Sandy Grant

The CEO of Australia’s Hardie Grant Publishing urges independent publishers to embrace “transformational solutions” to stay profitable in the years to come.

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5 Ways to Cut the Cost of a Professional Editor

Jim Dempsey is an associate editor at NovelGazing.org

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

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Diagram Prize For Oddest Book Title: Shortlist Announced

...an odd title, perhaps, but a really fine book in our estimation.

The Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year announces the shortlist for 2015. Vote now to help choose the winner!

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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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Pigeonhole Offers Subscriptions for Serialized Ebooks

The Pidgeonhole Library

Pigeonhole a young, digital-only publisher in the UK, is commissioning new fiction, refashioning classics, and offering their ebooks via serialization and subscription.

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Patterson Tops UK’s Most Borrowed Library Books of 2013-2014

James Patterson tops the list of the UK's most borrowed book by library users.

The Guardian breaks down the numbers from this year’s report on the most borrowed books by UK library users, a list topped by titles from James Patterson.

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The Perils of Seeing Fifty Shades of Grey…Alone…in the UK

Roger Tagholm, not Christian Grey (sorry, ladies...)

Our very proper UK correspondent attends a morning screening of Fifty Shades of Grey alone and finds he is more red-cheeked than the characters on-screen.

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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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