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What If Boys Can’t Find the Right (Reading) Stuff?

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This week’s #EtherIssue discussion will look at author Jonathan Emmett’s finding about boys’ reading and the gender balance in the industry.

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Jeff Baron on Teaching the Business of Show Business to Kids

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Jeff Baron has penned a series of novels for kids that teaches the ins-and-outs of the Hollywood pitch. He talks to us about this rather curious and fun project.

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Ira Silverberg on Making Backlist Pay: Making What’s Old New Again

Ira Silverberg will keynote the "Monetizing the Backlist" conference next Thursday in NYC.

With backlist, you have to see what’s old that’s new or make it new again, says Ira Silverberg, who keynotes PP’s Monetizing the Backlist conference next Thursday.

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How Writers Can Work with Games Developers

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At the London Book Fair last week experts in video games development shared their insight on how writers can break into the lucrative and growing industry.

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In the Global Book Market, India and Brazil Remain Hot

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India and Brazil are the places to be for publishers, according to figures revealed by Nielsen’s Andre Breedt in a swift overview of the global book market.

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From LBF to Pubsmart: Are Publishers & Authors Getting Closer?

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For this week’s @PubPerpsectives #EtherIssue live discussion, Porter Anderson looks at the two de facto camps working today, authors and publishers.

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Exprima Talks: Hacking the Story with Nate Herzog

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Corey Pressman interviews Nate Herzog, creator of StoryHack Media, about his innovative media events, the power of storytelling, and Post-it Notes.

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2014 IMPAC Dublin Award Shortlist Announced

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Ten novels have been shortlisted for the 2014 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award, managed by Dublin City Libraries.

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The Audio Self-publishing Revolution Beckons Entrepreneurial UK Authors

Lauren Fortgang recording for the ACX program.

Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz on why UK rights holders should consider joining in a grand experiment, the Audiobook Creation Exchange.

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  • Monetize Your Backlist

    Organized by Publishing Perspectives

    Hear experts from publishing and technology discuss strategies and tools you can use to generate more revenue from your backlist content.

    What: Monetizing the Backlist event
    When: 9am–1pm on April 24, 2014
    Where: Scholastic Headquarters, NYC

    Buy your tickets now!