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Digital publishing and the loss of intimacy - Tools of Change for Publishing

Digital publishing and the loss of intimacy - Tools of Change for Publishing | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it
Reading used to be an intimate experience. Even Amazon, the pioneer in digital publishing, branded its Kindle with a child reading alone under a tree. Books were specially designed...
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Barnes & Noble intros Nook Press self-publishing program | ZDNet

Barnes & Noble intros Nook Press self-publishing program | ZDNet | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it
Can Barnes & Noble's new self-publishing program both compete with Amazon and save the Nook brand?
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Maya Angelou: my terrible, wonderful mother

Maya Angelou: my terrible, wonderful mother | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it

Maya Angelou was just three when her mother sent her to live with her grandma, and 13 when they were reunited. After so long apart, could she ever learn to love her?

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I’m a self-publishing failure

I’m a self-publishing failure | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it

John Winters: Self-publishing is the literary world’s version of masturbation, except the results are quite often less thrilling, and you usually end up with a mess.

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Ten ways self-publishing has changed the books world

Ten ways self-publishing has changed the books world | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it

As the DIY approach gains more and more writers and readers, traditional publishers must reinvent themselves.

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Indie Authors And The Vanity Publishing Question | Successful Self ...

Indie Authors And The Vanity Publishing Question | Successful Self ... | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it
Given the changes that have engulfed the books industry in recent years, it's time to reconsider the question of vanity publishing.
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Book Publishing 101: What Publishers are Looking For

Book Publishing 101: What Publishers are Looking For | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it
What does it take to get a book published? Book publishing is complicated, with no easy way to get published and become a successful author. We have tips. (Stop writing that novel right now.
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Barnes & Noble challenges Kindle Direct with Nook Press: A new self-publishing service for authors

Barnes & Noble challenges Kindle Direct with Nook Press: A new self-publishing service for authors | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble has launched Nook Press, a new self-publishing service for authors looking to write, edit and sell eBooks to Nook owners.

Acting as the next generation of PubIt!, ...
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Chinua Achebe, Africa's greatest storyteller

Chinua Achebe, Africa's greatest storyteller | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it

One measure of his influence is that contemporary African literature is now taught throughout America, where it was once thought marginal. Another is that modern African writers now sell their books worldwide.

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The point of the paperback

The point of the paperback | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it

Do we need to defend whether the paperback-following-hardcover still has relevance? What about from readers’ perspectives? Is there something unique about the paperback format that still appeals?

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5 Tips for Self-published Authors to Maximize Rights and Licensing ...

5 Tips for Self-published Authors to Maximize Rights and Licensing ... | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it
Hannah Sheppard, creative director at IPR License, reminds self-publishers that getting the basics right are key when pursuing international rights deals.
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Really interesting! You should check this out.

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Ten ways self-publishing has changed the books world

Ten ways self-publishing has changed the books world | New Urban Publishing | Scoop.it

As the DIY approach gains more and more writers and readers, traditional publishers must reinvent themselves.

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