At ZOO Digital Arts developing exciting interactive e-books for kids means keeping the focus on story and, ultimately, enhancing the experience of reading.
‘We don’t have editors,’ says Michael Fabiano, head of recently launched NBC Publishing, ‘we have producers, and that’s an important distinction.’
Publishers say book apps cost too much to produce. Of course they do, after all, they are publishing companies, not production companies.
Apple has just leapt ahead in the e-book race by offering users the ability to easily embed multimedia elements into their books.
At yesterday’s annual meeting of the French Publisher’s Association, one got the distinct impression many were seeing e-books for the very first time.
With publishers looking to sell directly to consumers, why not have editors stand-in as pitchmen?
Walrus, a one-year-old enhanced e-book publisher in France, has used Apple’s iBooks platform but is looking to EPUB 3 in the future.
Rick Richter of Ruckus Media Group discusses their new partnership with print giant Scholastic.
Brian Murray, CEO of HarperCollins spoke to Nigel Roby of The Bookseller about e-books, royalty rates and digital publishing at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Demonstrating how print and digital can co-exist, Melville House has launched HybridBooks featuring QR codes that offer readers supplemental material.