Like other media industries, book publishing fundamentally relies on creativity. Here, agency executives offer some tips on managing creative people.
The book industry remains largely white and middle class, while efforts are being made to boost socio-economic and ethnic diversity in publishing.
Women rising to leadership roles in publishing is complicated by social history and individual factors, say publishing pros.
IPR License is reporting that demand for self-publishing audiobook rights has risen 58% over the first half of 2015.
Authors can debut at any age — even after 40, the de facto cut off for young writers — and in the UK a new group is fighting the ageist bias.
Kate Pool of the UK Society of Authors warns authors to look at contracts from digital publishers carefully to compare terms with self-publishing options.
Industry vet Michael Bhaskar’s digital publisher Canelo launches this week with two titles and is offering 50-60% royalties, giving UK authors new options.
At HarperCollins UK’s annual summer party for its authors, UK CEO Charlie Redmayne could not have sounded more positive about the firm’s direction in 2015.
This July 25-26 London hosts a two day event organized by Saqi Books and the British Library celebrating Arab writing, as part of the 2015 Shubbak Festival.
Technology is giving UK booksellers hope in their battle against Amazon, including a new web extension, Bookindy, that finds a local book price for you.