This week’s buzz round-up looks at the controversial possible changes in the Man Booker Prize rules, New Zealand’s publishing decline, Frankfurt tips and more.
Data experts Sebastian Posth, Kristen McLean and Laura Dawson discuss how analytics are transforming publishing and what this new field demands of the industry.
In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the Oyster ebook subscription service, at a CONTEC session ahead in Frankfurt, at book marketing, and more.
Hybrid author Hugh Howey previews his CONTEC seminar at the Frankfurt Book Fair by offering his hard won views on self vs. traditional publishing.
Bestseller Hugh Howey offers a list of tips that tend to surprise new writers, particularly those who are self-publishing or considering it.
In Publishing Perspectives’ Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at controversy over Kobo’s new push, at ebook pricing, Frankfurt Academy’s CONTEC, and more.
Our weekly round-up of web buzz looks at at agents’ efforts in demystification, at the age of YA readers, and at the fancies of fatigue amid the digital dynamic.
In his overview of the week’s web buzz, Porter Anderson looks at an authors-for-libraries effort, DRM debates, Ewan Morrison’s provocations, and more.
At Publishing Perspectives, Porter Anderson looks at Bowker’s new market research, at grassroots survey efforts, and at questions around ebooks’ potential.
In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the NY Times’ wistful call for ‘more gatekeepers’ for authors; copyright contentions; ‘thought verbs,’ and more.