Seattle-based marketing company Vignette’s series of videos, The Story on Story, offers conversations with experts about the craft and commerce of telling stories.
Would putting the estimated number of hours it would take a reader to finish a book right there on the jacket be a good marketing tool? Or put readers off?
A panel on social media at the London Book Fair tells publishers they can’t afford not be engaged on various social media platforms.
Should the organizations supported by Amazon’s giving be suspicious of Amazon’s intent? Or should they just smile and say thanks?
Publisher Bryce Milligan asks whether Amazon’s philanthropy may ultimately be buying silence from the very organizations that would be its most vocal critics.
Staples, to promote its e-readers, asks you to read a page from classic novels to see your reading speed, how long your e-reader will last, and how you rate.
Amazon and Barnes & Noble are on a mission to drop ‘the’ and other articles from references to their Kindle and Nook platforms and devices. Really?
The film of Brian Selznick’s new novel, Wonderstruck is being published on September 13th by Scholastic Press simultaneously across the English-speaking world.
There’s been a lot of talk about the end of territorial rights, experience suggests that wouldn’t be such a good thing for the author or the books.
Literary festivals are increasingly popular, but the effort and expense involved in sending an author to appear at one might never pay off. By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story discusses the Paraty International Literature Festival in Brazil. It is widely considered one of the most successful — and fun — literary festivals anywhere in the world. The piece notes that …