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Publish or Perish? Now It’s Publish, Share, Track or Perish

Jan Reichelt

Jan Reichelt of Elsevier’s Mendeley platform for managing and sharing research papers discusses how tech is changing the way in which academics build a reputation.

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Scribd’s Andrew Weinstein on Bookshops, Territorial Rights and…Scribd

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Andrew Weinstein, the new VP of Content Acquisition at ebook subscription service Scribd discusses the role of bookstores, territorial rights and content.

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Extinction and Editing: Startup Collate It

An example of Collate it in action.

John Pettigrew explains the principles behind Collate it, a UK digital startup aimed at helping publishers by replicating editors’ natural workflow, online.

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Hi Opens to the Public: Writing for Moderns

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Porter Anderson sets up the #EtherIssue discussion with a look at Craig Mod’s new release, Hi, and other young publishing-related companies.

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Is Polish Noir The Next Big Thing?

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In Poland, crime fiction is becoming ever more popular, with a surge in writers and high quality work. And the taste for Polish noir is catching on elsewhere.

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Tolkien’s Translation of Beowulf To Be Published in May

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Nearly 90 years after JRR Tolkien translated the 11th-century classic poem Beowulf will be published this May by HarperCollins UK and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Readers Find Echoes of Malaysia Flight Mystery in 1933 Novel

Lost Horizon

The disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 has prompted a return to James Hilton’s 1933 novel Lost Horizon, the book which gave us the name Shangri-la.

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Should UK Children’s Books Be Non Gender-Specific?

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The Guardian reports that a UK campaign to stop children’s books being labeled for boys or for girls is gaining support in the publishing community.

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How to Write a Good Non-fiction Book Proposal for Submission

Christian Jennings is a veteran foreign correspondent and the author of five books.

Veteran author Christian Jennings offers tips, techniques and strategies on how to write a good non-fiction proposal for submission.

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An Insider’s Guide to How One UK Agency Places Its Writers

Andrew Lownie is one of the top-selling agents in the world according to Publishers Marketplace.

Andrew Lownie, recently short-listed for The Bookseller UK literary agent of the year, explains how the agency goes about selling its authors.

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