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Scholastic’s Emily Morrow on Community Building for YA Readers

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Emily Morrow discusses how Scholastic’s This is Teen online community has helped the company connect with a passionate community of YA readers online.

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Confessions of a Gay Erotica Writer in the Era of Indie Publishing

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Self-published gay erotica writer M.P. Rey reveals his joy at moving from the dusty shelves of hidden rainbow-flag bookstores to better status on Amazon.

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Why Publishers Should Pay Attention to Millennials

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Millennials are the largest generation in history and are entering their prime spending years. But, do we know how to appeal to them? Erin L. Cox previews the upcoming conference “Designing Books for Tomorrow’s Readers.”

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Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014

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The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year.

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

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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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Publishing Perspectives Conference to Share Research on How Millennials Consume Content

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On March 26th, Publishing Perspectives will host a half-day conference with original research from Publishing Technology on how Millennials consume content.

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

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Our March 2015 selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a review of self-published books, includes a memoir from Romanian tennis pro Peter Marmureanu.

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How to Make A Big Bang in Book-to-Film

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Lisa Bruce spent years working on the film, The Theory of Everything, before convincing the author to sell the rights to the original memoir.

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Deep Vellum’s “Texas” Takes Typographical Translation Award

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The winner of the 2014 Typographical Era Translation Award is ‘Texas: The Great Theft’ by Carmen Boulossa, the first book from Deep Vellum Publishing.

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Hogarth Shakespeare Series Adds to Its Illustrious Roster

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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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