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Helping Ethnically, Racially Diverse Kids Learn to Love Reading : Publishing Perspectives

Helping Ethnically, Racially Diverse Kids Learn to Love Reading : Publishing Perspectives | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
First Book announced The Stories for All Project, a $3 million program to build demand for and increase production of ethnically and racially diverse kid's books.
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Why Interactive Fiction is “Just Really Hard to Do” : Publishing Perspectives

Why Interactive Fiction is “Just Really Hard to Do” : Publishing Perspectives | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
Despite celebrity backing, transmedia platform The Numinous Place has struggled to launch. Its story offers a case study in the challenges of developing interactive fiction.
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Self, main, hybrid, co-op: Publishing may be publishing but you have to follow the money

Self, main, hybrid, co-op: Publishing may be publishing but you have to follow the money | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
I’ve come to the conclusion that the single most important defining feature of each of the publishing models that I’ve personally tried, or that I’ve explored, comes down to one important question:...
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How to De-Risk Book Publishing

How to De-Risk Book Publishing | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
It used to be that having conversations with readers came after publication. But today a book is the outcome of thought leadership, blogging, and conversational leadership.
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Will we suffer being read to by an automated voice?

Will we suffer being read to by an automated voice? | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
iSpeech could dramatically cut the cost of audiobooks. Shame the reading voice still sounds like a bus announcement, writes James Bridle
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Google settles copyright dispute with book publishers

Google settles copyright dispute with book publishers | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
Google and five major book publishers reach an agreement that will allow the search-engine titan to make millions of in-copyright books and other written materials available online.
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Will readers buy a title they can’t pronounce?

Will readers buy a title they can’t pronounce? | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
Anton DiSclafani’s ‘The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls’ poses a special challenge for its publisher.
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Success with Erotica, 3D Sex App Leads Publisher to Meet the Queen : Publishing Perspectives

Success with Erotica, 3D Sex App Leads Publisher to Meet the Queen : Publishing Perspectives | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
Welsh publisher Xcite Press offers short, erotic fiction that has found great success targeting older women — and has even been honored by the Queen.
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Author and wife of Amazon founder defends online retailer - Telegraph

Author and wife of Amazon founder defends online retailer - Telegraph | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
Mackenzie Bezos, novelist and wife of Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, says the online retailer helps authors.
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There is life after Harry Potter for Bloomsbury

There is life after Harry Potter for Bloomsbury | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
JK Rowling's publisher puts faith in its international businesses
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How Mergermania Is Destroying Book Publishing | The Nation

How Mergermania Is Destroying Book Publishing | The Nation | Book Business Articles | Scoop.it
The merger of Penguin and Random House is part of a trend that has been deadly for literary authors and serious nonfiction.
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