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  • Penguin Random House Acquires Santillana’s Trade Book Business
    Penguin Random House Acquires Santillana’s Trade Book Business
    Penguin Random House, the global trade book publishing group established last year by parent companies Bertelsmann and Pearson, announced on March 19, 2014 that on that date it signed agreements with Santillana, the book publishing business...
  • Alexander McCall Smith to Speak at ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas
    Alexander McCall Smith to Speak at ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas
    Alexander McCall Smith, author of the internationally acclaimed No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, will appear as an Auditorium Speaker at the 2014 American Library Association (A.L.A.) Annual Conference in Las Vegas from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30...
  • N-Space
    N-Space: Publishers' demand for games on Nintendo systems low
    "Nintendo-friendly developer” n-Space have dropped support for the Wii U and 3DS, due to low publisher's demand.In an interview with Games Industry, n-Space CEO Dan O'Leary discussed the company's past financial struggles...
  • World Book Night 2013 takes place April 23
    2013 World Book Night set to give away books
    Barnes & Noble will to sponsor World Book Night tomorrow, Tuesday, April 23. World Book Night is an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading and books, person by person. Publishers print special World Book Night editions of...
  • Good Housekeeping Magazine pays writers for articles
    Duotrope: From free to fee
    Pay attention, fiction and non-fiction authors everywhere! On January 1, 2013 the famous writer’s resource site Duotrope will be available to paid subscribers only.In their recent press release, Duotrope states that they have “tried to...
  • Scrambled Eggs
    Candid insights about the self-publishing industry
    The expression “scrambled eggs” describes the self-publishing industry rather perfectly. Every day, independent self-publishing companies “Indie Pubs” sprout out of backyards, garages, basements, attics and kitchens....
  • Publishers often have thousands of leftover books...
    So you want to be a romance author? Publishers: E-books
    So, you have decided that you want to be a romance author. Check. We discussed selling your manuscript to a publisher. Check. We are now discussing the various opportunities that are out there for publishing your book. My last column addressed ...
  • Apple eBook trial set for June 2013
    Apple eBook trial set for June 2013
    At a hearing in New York City on Friday, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote officially set the date for the U.S. Justice Department’s eBook price fixing lawsuit against Apple and two book publishers: June 3, 2013. This antitrust lawsuit states...
  • ASCAP honor
    ASCAP names 'Just the Way You Are' as its Song of the Year
    "Just the Way You Are" by Bruno Mars took the Song of the Year title this week as the music world gathered to celebrate.Mars' upbeat tune nabbed the Song of the Year from ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and...
  • Book Meme
    Top 10 tweeters to follow in the publishing industry
    When I set out to write this article, I thought it would be a blast because the main purpose of my twitter account is to follow my favorite authors and find out what is going on in the publishing industry. Yet, my title here at Examiner.com is ...
  • Books
    Authors Guild calls Kindle Owners' Lending Library 'breach of contract'
    If you remember the Kindle 2's "Read-to-Me" feature, and the firestorm around it as the Author's Guild called it a "swindle for authors" in terms of audiobooks, here comes another contentious issue surrounding the...
  • Nicole Langan
    Authors of young adult titles sought for e-book publication
    As Tribute Books enters its eighth year as an independent publisher, it is changing its market to concentrate on young adult books. Having published over 30 titles in an e-book format, Tribute Books has won numerous awards, including the Christian...
  • Brother Maynard
    Sony's letter to publishers is as vague as to consumers
    A letter has been leaked to Industry Gamers that Sony intended be for the eyes of publishers only. Unfortunately for them, and for us, that letter is just as vague as anything they've told the consumers so far.A whole three weeks after the...
  • Coca Cola Man
    adtech San Francicsco - inspire does its job but leave your religion at home
    The opening session of ad:tech San Francisco was called Inspire.And for the most part it did its job well.Renny Gleeson Global Director of Interactive Strategies, Wieden + Kennedy shared some cool slides about how brands (a lot of them Coca Cola -...
  • SRA Workshops sharpen marketing skills
    SRA Workshops sharpen marketing skills
    ****ATTENTION MEMPHIS CHRISTIAN WRITERS****Please register for for the following workshops:"Start the New Year Off Right Training" - January 21st 10-noon cost $30Peak Performers Boot Camp - January 28th 5:30-8pm Cost $240JumpStart Your...