If you are an author or a publisher, you don’t really want to be classifying yourself in either of these two categories. Because it either means that you are literally dead, or ‘literary’ dead. Wordplay is fun. Continuing from the last blog post, ‘Authors Who Play Dead’ and ‘Dead Authors’ are now up for discussion.
The book discovery conundrum. The large book market today means there’s too much choice. We all know about it, we all spend sleepless nights tossing and turning over how to fix this problem. How are we supposed to find a gender/age/genre/length appropriate book to bury her nose in nowadays?
Just like Disneyland tells you how much of your life you can expect to waste lining up for the Space Mountain ride, books are now including an estimated reading time with time stamps on the back cover. So you can plan ahead, of course.
In the South Korean town of Paju, every business, every person, and even every bus, is dedicated to one thing: books. We get it. We think that every country needs a book city.
Recent statistics reveal that the recession plaguing most of Europe has had an interesting impact on community libraries.
Being content creators and publication producers means that sometimes we spend so much time focusing on the making great books and magazines that we leave little time for the rest of the of the publication process. I say rest of the process because the changing nature of publishing means that we can now get involved in… Read more »