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What's So Bad About Making Money Off Fan Fiction? | Techdirt

What's So Bad About Making Money Off Fan Fiction? | Techdirt | book publishing | Scoop.it
Sometimes I read a great
fan fiction and think to myself, "Gee, I wish there was a Paypal
button here somewhere, because I feel the overwhelming urge to ram
wads of money down this writer's throat." This is basically...
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Penguin Random House Canada Merges Distribution

Penguin Random House Canada Merges Distribution | book publishing | Scoop.it
As a part of the merger, Penguin Canada's books will migrate south to be distributed from Penguin Random House of Canada's facilities in the U.S.
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Brussels relaunches competition complaints against Google

Brussels relaunches competition complaints against Google | book publishing | Scoop.it
An agreement between the European Commission and Google over alleged abuses of its dominant...
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Comic David Mitchell rails at Amazons cynical life-crushing business style

Comic David Mitchell rails at Amazons cynical life-crushing business style | book publishing | Scoop.it
Online giant operates a rapacious near monopoly, the Observer columnist and Peep Show star tells Booksellers conference Continue reading...
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INFOGRAPHIC: Where Are Books Banned?

INFOGRAPHIC: Where Are Books Banned? | book publishing | Scoop.it
Banned Books Week, an annual event organized by the American Library Association (ALA), grants readers, parents, teachers and librarians an opportunity to discuss the value of unhindered expression.

Throughout the week, The Huffington Post will h...
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'The crowd' and innovation: A Small Publishing Advance | FutureBook

'The crowd' and innovation: A Small Publishing Advance | FutureBook | book publishing | Scoop.it
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The Editor -- A Vital Role We Barely Talk About Anymore

The Editor -- A Vital Role We Barely Talk About Anymore | book publishing | Scoop.it
An alien landing in the scholarly and scientific publishing world today, reading all the opinions about how to make things more efficient and effective, might be forgiven for thinking there are onl...
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Innovating to Enable Storytelling in a Digital Age : Publishing Perspectives

Innovating to Enable Storytelling in a Digital Age : Publishing Perspectives | book publishing | Scoop.it
The CEO of Beneath the Ink, a former Time Warner Cable executive, delivers lessons learned from the digital transformation of the cable industry.
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iPhone 6: Apple sells record 10M devices on opening weekend

iPhone 6: Apple sells record 10M devices on opening weekend | book publishing | Scoop.it
Apple topped expectations and set a new record with sales of 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices on its opening weekend, the company announced this morning.
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Amazon Looking To The Wisdom Of Crowds To Find New Authors | TechCrunch

Amazon Looking To The Wisdom Of Crowds To Find New Authors | TechCrunch | book publishing | Scoop.it
According to a Kindle Direct Publishing forum user, Amazon is quietly rolling out a way to find diamonds in the proverbial publishing rough. The unnamed..
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Advice for New Indie Authors from Self-Publishing Veterans - Publishers Weekly

Advice for New Indie Authors from Self-Publishing Veterans - Publishers Weekly | book publishing | Scoop.it
“Advice for New Indie Authors from Self-Publishing Veterans Publishers Weekly “The most important advice I can offer is don't rush.”
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Amazon Hit with Lawsuit, Strikes in Germany - The Digital Reader

Amazon Hit with Lawsuit, Strikes in Germany - The Digital Reader | book publishing | Scoop.it
Given Amazon’s experiences in Germany over the past week I’m sure someone there is thinking about that old adage: when it rains, it pours. The WSJ reported this morning that workers at five of Amazon’s nine warehouses based in Germany have gone on strike: The dispute centers around a wage deal for Amazon’s workers in …
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Publishing Is Rotten To The Core

Publishing Is Rotten To The Core | book publishing | Scoop.it
There is something seriously askew with the supposed values of the publishing business. The most egregious behavior continually gets overlooked, ignored, and swept under the carpet, in favor of pur...
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Perseus Restructures International Sales Teams

Perseus Restructures International Sales Teams | book publishing | Scoop.it
The Perseus Books Group is integrating its London and New York sales teams, placing them under the control of someone who will take over the newly created role of v-p of international sales and marketing.
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Publishing’s Holding Pattern: 2014 Salary Survey

Publishing’s Holding Pattern: 2014 Salary Survey | book publishing | Scoop.it
PW's annual salary survey reveals an eye-opening lack of diversity in the publishing industry, an enduring pay gap between men and women, and an increase in hours spent in the office.
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PIPCU shuts down On Read

PIPCU shuts down On Read | book publishing | Scoop.it
E-book download site On Read has been shut down by the City of London's Police Intellectual...
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NOOK Press: Creation, Collaboration, Community : Publishing Perspectives

NOOK Press: Creation, Collaboration, Community : Publishing Perspectives | book publishing | Scoop.it
Julia Coblentz of NOOK Press talks about what makes this e-book publishing platform stand out and how authors can best leverage NOOK Press tools and its community.
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Singapore: New App Brings Self-Checkout Direct to Users Smartphone, Simply Scan Barcode and Go | LJ INFOdocket

Singapore: New App Brings Self-Checkout Direct to Users Smartphone, Simply Scan Barcode and Go | LJ INFOdocket | book publishing | Scoop.it
From Channel News Asia: The National Library Board (NLB) officially launched a new mobile application on Tuesday (Sep 23) that will allow visitors to use smartphones to borrow books, instead of queuing at a book borrowing station or using a library card.
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How Publishers Make Decisions - The Steve Laube Agency

How Publishers Make Decisions - The Steve Laube Agency | book publishing | Scoop.it
We all agree that book publishing is changing fast. New technology, new formats and new ways to sell books have changed everything.  Well, almost everything. One thing has not changed…the fundamental way decisions are made as to what new authors an agent represents and publishers publish. It has always been …
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NAIBA 2014: Taking on Amazon

NAIBA 2014: Taking on Amazon | book publishing | Scoop.it
The keynote address, a conversation between Franklin Foer and Andrew Keen, looked at how the mega-retailer has changed the dynamics by turing the citizen into the consumer, and trying to position booksellers as dinosaurs.
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Amazon workers in Germany strike again over wages

Amazon workers in Germany strike again over wages | book publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon warehouse workers in Germany are voicing their concern again over wages, with 2,000 workers walking off the job at five of Amazon’s distribution centers starting with Monday’s early shift and ending with Tuesday’s late shift.
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NISO on Ebooks: Dynamic, Open, and Cheap - InfoToday.com

NISO on Ebooks: Dynamic, Open, and Cheap
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NISO (National Information Standards Organization) hosted a two-part webinar on Sept. 10 and 17.
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Top 20 books they tried to ban - Telegraph

Top 20 books they tried to ban - Telegraph | book publishing | Scoop.it
As Banned Books Week starts in America, we loook at 20 books that were famously banned (Top 20 books they tried to ban | via @Telegraph http://t.co/RcaYyFp8oX #readers #authors)...
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Are Amazon exclusives the next big challenge for everybody else in publishing? - The Shatzkin Files

Somebody smarter (or more patient about wading through data) than I am could probably figure out how far along this bifurcation is already, but Amazon is doing its very best to build a body of content that is desirable and available from nobody else but them. This is something you can do when you’re in …
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Walker: 'bookshops are best route to market' | The Bookseller

Walker: 'bookshops are best route to market' | The Bookseller | book publishing | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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