Recently HarperCollins UK announced that it will be making some of its backlist titles available via Kindle Unlimited. “The publisher confirmed that as…
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An essay is making the rounds on publishing twitter right now that talks about how an author found herself completely up a creek, financially, after be…
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I recently published a very transparent look at the costs and financial realities of self-publishing my book, Derby Life, after running a successful Ki…
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James Daunt of Waterstones (and the new CEO of Barnes & Noble) announced “a company-wide 4% bonus for Waterstones employees, following a "pretty good" …
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Last month, I was pleased to be invited to give a talk at the New School Publishing Institute, a weeklong introduction to the publishing industry led b…
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“Prime Day” is a “holiday” made up by Amazon to juice their bottom line by encouraging shoppers to lock themselves into the Amazon ecosystem by paying …
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I read a lot online about publishing, journalism, money, etc., and thought you might be interested in some of what I’m reading. If you’re not intereste…
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Around this time of year, I start hearing from recent graduates hoping to get into the publishing business. While I enjoy meeting with them and am insp…
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President Trump’s recent announcement that he wants to dramatically hike tariffs (fro 10% to 25%) on a huge range of consumer goods and materials shipp…
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Over the past few weeks, as I’ve wrapped up The Next Page and prepared for Book Expo America this week, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what ma…
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Baker & Taylor, one of the two major book wholesalers in the US, just announced that they are exiting the retail wholesale business. I believe this is …
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Publishing has an innovation problem. Well, publishing has a lot of problems, and innovation is one of them. I have spent the last five years deep-divi…
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