‘What happens if the story you’re reading reacts to where you are?’ ask the key players in a newly launched two-year project in ambient literature based in England’s West Country.
Ashton Applewhite and Bob Stein list 37 vendors and counting, in producing Applewhite’s ‘This Chair Rocks.’ That’s how you roll, they say, when you take the indie route—and mean to get it right.
‘This is the edge of the future of publishing.’ Peter Brantley on the future of the industry and of Books in Browsers, with BiB VII scheduled for November 3 and 4 in San Francisco.
Using “new technologies to tell culturally relevant stories,” three co-productions pull in more than $500,000 in Canadian and Australian funding.
Many Canadian literary festivals match or exceed the Canada Council rate of CAD$250 for an author appearance. Fests are flourishing, coast to coast.
In Issues on the Ether, Porter Anderson looks at literary fiction in digital publishing with Eve Bridburg of Grub Street’s and its Muse Conference.
Porter Anderson reports on the inaugural London Author Fair conference in Covent Garden and looking at the role agents might play for self-publishers.
Books in Browsers showcased several, new big ideas for digital publishing, including ‘Network Tense,’ ‘Collaborative Architecture,’ ‘Book Hacks’ and more.
Porter Anderson looks at reactions to the news of Larry Kirshbaum’s departure from Amazon Publishing, plus problems with print, and more.
A look at a the week’s round of web musing on the future of publishing in concept, creative work, and technical production, after Frankfurt Book Fair.