In a three-hour program at Washington’s New America Foundation, Authors United points up both its criticisms of Amazon and the challenges of objecting to its position in the publishing marketplace.
From Camp to Con: The Book Maven on Conventioneering
There are 1,000 stories in the naked city, errr, at the Tools of Change for Publishing, and this is just one of them
What Is the Next Publishing Conference Buzzword?
By Hannah Johnson This year, TOC was all about content outside the boundaries of format and how publishers can develop content that will fit into a number of different “containers” including text, apps, print books, and interactive online content. At Digital Book World, the focus was also on creating enhanced content before thinking about format. Conferences like TOC and Digital …
Report from the Virginia Festival of the Book
By Erin L. Cox This weekend, I’ve traveled down to Charlottesville, Virginia for their annual literary festival, The Virginia Festival of the Book. It seems only natural for Charlottesville to host a literary festival since it was the home to many great writers, including Edgar Allan Poe and William Faulkner. I am here to speak on a panel called “Agents …