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Why Writers Need to Know the Publishing Business

Deborah Emin

Publisher Deborah Emin argues that as publishing professionals, we should want writers to understand each stage of the process: how they are acquired, marketed and sold.

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Want to Profit as an Author? Think About Sponsorships

Lynn Isenberg

Author Power by Lynn Isenberg offers clear-headed, calming advice for writers who want to leverage their brand and make a profit from sponsorships.

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Scribd Adds 10,000 Comics and Graphic Novels

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Ebook subscription service Scribd has expanded its library to one million titles with the recent addition of more than 10,000 comic books and graphic novels.

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Binc Foundation Launches 2015 Scholarship Program

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The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation has announced that its annual scholarship program, which supports booksellers and their families.

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February 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

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Our January 2015 selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books.

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Publishers Team Up for New Digital Literary Aggregation Site

Jonny Diamond is the Editor-in-Chief of the Literary Hub

The Literary Hub, launching in April, brings together 65 partners, as well as seasoned literary journalists, for a new literary aggregation website.

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Which Out-of-print Books Are Searched For the Most?

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Madonna’s book, Sex, had long dominated the list of the top most searched-for out-of-print books, but there’s a new title on top of the list.

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“Trust Your Readers and Defy DRM,” Says No Starch Press

Bill Pollock of No Starch Press (Photo: Scott Beale / Laughing Squid)

San Francisco’s No Starch Press has found success producing “sharable books for geeks,” eschewing DRM and defying conventional publishing wisdom.

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Just 54% of Americans Read a Book Last Year, says NEA

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A new survey by the NEA reveals that a mere 54% of Americans read any kind of book last year, print or digital.

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