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Penguin’s Chopsticks App Is Named App Of The Year - AppNewser

Penguin’s Chopsticks App Is Named App Of The Year - AppNewser | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Penguin’s Chopsticks App Is Named App Of The Year (By @jessica_anthony & @Rodrigo_Corral.RT @AppNewser: Penguin’s Chopsticks App Is Named App Of The Year http://t.co/D2cbJXns...)...
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How to de-risk book publishing

How to de-risk book publishing | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
The nature of book publishing is changing, in ways big and small. In fact, the very nature of what a book ‘is’ is shifting. But that’s not what I’ve been thinking about these past few days.
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Experts Offer Writing Critiques For Charity

Experts Offer Writing Critiques For Charity | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Hurricane Sandy impacted many people who work in the book industry, from publishers to bookstores, the National Book Foundation and school libraries.
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Why Women Writers Still Take Men's Names

Why Women Writers Still Take Men's Names | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
To appeal to male readers, female writers often disguise their identities behind initials or men's names. The women behind Magnus Flyte. ("Would a 12-year-old boy have picked up a book by Joanne Rowling?
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All RH U.S.Employees Get $5,000 Bonus

All RH U.S.Employees Get $5,000 Bonus | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Headed toward a record year, Random House announced at its holiday party Wednesday that all U.S. employees will receive a $5,000 bonus.
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East View Map Link Buys Online Travel Bookstore

East View Map Link Buys Online Travel Bookstore | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
East View Map Link is looking to extend its reach and help retailers develop travel sections with its acquisition of online travel retailer Longitude Books.
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Publishing Perspectives : Barefoot Books: Making a Difference By Selling Differently

Publishing Perspectives : Barefoot Books: Making a Difference By Selling Differently | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Celebrating 20 years in business, Barefoot Books has thrived by eschewing chain and digital sales, and enlisting 6,000 'ambassadors' to hand sell their titles.
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‘The Richard Burton Diaries,’ Edited by Chris Williams

‘The Richard Burton Diaries,’ Edited by Chris Williams | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
“The Richard Burton Diaries” covers the actor’s seesawing yet intense marriages with Elizabeth Taylor, his intense reading habits and more.
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Karen Berger to Leave DC Comics' Vertigo Imprint in 2013

Karen Berger to Leave DC Comics' Vertigo Imprint in 2013 | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Karen Berger, executive editor of DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint and its director since the critically acclaimed comics imprint began in 1993, is stepping down and will leave the company in March 2013.
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Ziccardi Leaves S&S

Ziccardi Leaves S&S | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Anthony Ziccardi has left Simon & Schuster, where he was deputy publisher of Gallery Books, Threshold Editions and Pocket Books.
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Best publishing industry articles of 2012

Best publishing industry articles of 2012 | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Earlier this year we gathered the most interesting publishing industry articles from the O’Reilly Radar site and put them in this free ebook. For 2013 we want to take it up a notch.
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A law that lets authors break contract after 35 years to take effect in ...

A law that lets authors break contract after 35 years to take effect in ... | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Indeed, there are so many questions to be resolved: for instance, how are European books, whose rights are bought by American publishers, affected? Do translators also receive reversion rights, and are they considered ...
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Koontz Signs Six-Book Deal at Random House

Koontz Signs Six-Book Deal at Random House | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Dean Koontz is extending his relationship with his current publisher, Random House's Ballantine Bantam Dell imprint, signing to do six more novels with the imprint.
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Ian McEwan: By the Book

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The author of “Atonement” and, most recently, “Sweet Tooth,” believes the greatest reading pleasure has “an element of self-annihilation.” (Ian McEwan By the Book: The greatest reading pleasure has "an element of self-annihilation"

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Agent Laura Biagi Represents Novels for Adults and Children | WritersDigest.com

Agent Laura Biagi Represents Novels for Adults and Children | WritersDigest.com | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
This literary agent represents literary fiction, debut authors, dystopian, young adult novels, middle grade fiction, and picture books. (Looking for an agent?
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Publishing Perspectives : What’s Behind Kobo, Google and Amazon’s Simultaneous Brazil Launch?

Publishing Perspectives : What’s Behind Kobo, Google and Amazon’s Simultaneous Brazil Launch? | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
In the rush to market in Brazil, three international ebook sellers staked their claim on the same day. Why? The reasons are clear, but perhaps a bit ephemeral. (What’s Behind Kobo, Google and Amazon’s Simultaneous Brazil Launch?
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SOLD – Film Rights: ‘Boston Strangler’ goes to Warner Bros. - ItsontheGrid

SOLD – Film Rights: ‘Boston Strangler’ goes to Warner Bros. - ItsontheGrid | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
This could be cool - http://t.co/0A9h9y2M...
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Conflicting with Two Religious Holidays, Bologna 2013 Scheduling Raises Eyebrows

Conflicting with Two Religious Holidays, Bologna 2013 Scheduling Raises Eyebrows | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Anyone in children's book publishing, who has already booked their travel to the 2013 Bologna Book Fair, may have noticed that flights were slightly more expensive than usual, and accommodations more scarce.
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What I Got from Kuwait's Book Fair 2012 | Danderma's Weblog

What I Got from Kuwait's Book Fair 2012 | Danderma's Weblog | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
A post about my visit and purchases from the Kuwait's book fair of 2012.
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UK literary agency partners exclusively with Amazon to break authors into US - paidContent.org

UK literary agency partners exclusively with Amazon to break authors into US - paidContent.org | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
paidContent.orgUK literary agency partners exclusively with Amazon to break authors into USpaidContent.orgWhile Amazon hasn't publicly promoted the service, it is aimed at literary agents representing well-known authors who control their own...
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'Hobbit' Scorches Social Media Circles

'Hobbit' Scorches Social Media Circles | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it

Comments surrounding The Hobbit as the film adaptation's release date approaches are astronomical in social media conversations, and top all other book-related discussions.

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The Great Big Discoverability Question

The Great Big Discoverability Question | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Navigating the floodgates of the app marketplace was at the center of the Media App Summit, presented by Mediabistro and held in New York this week.
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Children's Books 2012: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing | The New York Public Library

Children's Books 2012: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing | The New York Public Library | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
Maurice Sendak once described those he wrote for as “Children who are never satisfied with condescending material. Children who understand real emotion and true feeling.
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Netflix outbids Starz for rights to Disney movies - The Associated Press

Netflix outbids Starz for rights to Disney movies - The Associated Press | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it
The Associated PressNetflix outbids Starz for rights to Disney moviesThe Associated PressIt's the first time that one of Hollywood's major studios has sold the coveted first-run rights to Netflix Inc.
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I’m not sure if I mentioned it before, but I sold...

I’m not sure if I mentioned it before, but I sold... | Be Bright - rights exchange news | Scoop.it

“I’m not sure if I mentioned it before, but I sold the film rights to Saving Francesca after all these years.

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