HarperCollins UK’s June virtual Romance Festival was a success; this week SF publisher Gollancz is hosting a festival combining online Q&As with real life events.
Last week’s 2014 Romance Writers of America conference was relentlessly upbeat, emphasizing professionalism and inclusion – and yes, ripped bodices and abs.
Laurie Kellogg has self-published nine romance novels since February 2012 and says she’s making more money and having more fun than ever before in her life.
Publisher Bragelonne has found extraordinary success selling what others in France might deign to be untouchable, including fantasy, romance, and ebooks.
Writing for The New Yorker, Adrienne Raphel looks back at the glory days of Harlequin Romances and looks at its acquisition by HarperCollins.
According to Totally Bound Publishing CEO, Erotic romance continues to boom, particularly as ebooks—and acceptance—have become mainstream.
Romance publisher Avon announces a social reading app without DRM in order to cash in on their readers’ social media activity.
Sales of erotica books are up 192% and romance is up 384% so far this year in the UK.
Oliver Rhodes, former marketing head for Harlequin UK, has launched Bookouture, a digital publishing imprint focused on women’s fiction and bespoke publishing.
By Liz Bury MUMBAI: Of the numerous UK publishing houses to set up new operations in India during the past few years, Mills and Boon has perhaps the best brand recognition among its target audience. The publisher’s special formula of boy-meets-girl romance found a loyal readership in India during the 1980s and 1990s, when English language editions were first exported …