Moving beyond written stories, Wattpad launches its Raccoon video app in the US. The app aims to connect with a generation of YouTube storytellers.
Publishers are becoming ‘increasingly selective’ as some rights directors say offshore interest in YouTube celebrity books may be waning.
Following the cult success on YouTube of the vlog-series ‘Carmilla,’ a book deal has been struck between Toronto’s Kids Can Press and Shaftesbury films.
‘We clean up the messes of data that are created by these digital services who are using music,’ says Audiam’s Euvin Weeber, who speaks about rights and royalties at our Rights Conference on Monday (June 13).
Next summer, Bloomsbury will publish a unique collection of short stories from some of the biggest names in YA publishing and ‘booktubers’ on YouTube.
Teymour Shahabi found motivation to write by posting videos about self-publishing on YouTube , which gave him both an education and an audience.
As YouTube stars start to publish books they are bringing their millions of fans into bookstores, giving the book business an unlikely windfall.
Author CJ Daugherty discusses the release Night School the Web Series based on her bestselling YA novels — the first of its kind in the UK.
YouTube’s Summer in the City festival in London attracted thousands of teenage fans to admire video stars with millions of followers — and publishers should take notice.
By Hannah Johnson It may be hard to believe, but a video about reading books has made YouTube’s top ten most watched videos for today. Julian Smith’s rap video tells the story of a young man who just wants to read a book without being interrupted. “Don’t you ever interrupt me while I’m reading a book,” he says. Watch it …
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