This Week….. Publishing…… Not a whole lot of news in publishing this week, so let’s start with a cheerful reminder: I’ve been getting so so so many questions like, “How do I find a literary agent,” “How do I write a synopsis,” “What are your submission requirements,” etc. etc. If you look to the right […]
2008 will be remembered as the year the future caught up with the publishing industry. For a long time we’ve been hearing rumblings about how publishers needed to reorganize, how bookstores couldn’t survive, how technology would impact the industry, and how e-books would shake everything up. And yet for much of the 00’s, change always […]
The HarperStudio cavalry is on the march. Via the (indispensable) HarperStudio blog and the WSJ comes news that HarperStudio and Borders have reached an agreement on a framework for ending returns. In exchange for a discount ranging from 58-63%, Borders will buy HarperStudio books on a nonreturnable basis. On the HarperStudio blog, Bob Miller writes […]
Curling iron drama on the Hills… Borders on the ropes… March Madness!!! The thread is yours. We can only hope that this open thread is as crazy as the last.
En Weekus Publishus First off, a big congratulations is in order to friend-o’-the-blog Patricia Wood for her Orange Prize nomination for her novel LOTTERY! She was just one of seven debut novelists to be nominated, so let’s all give an orange juice toast to Patricia! If you work at the publisher Thomas Nelson, chances are […]
Publishing in Week This Backwards For those you out there who are fans of both the NBA and The Wire, Sam Rubenstein from SLAM Magazine has an awesome article comparing The Wire characters to NBA players. My favorites: Larry Brown as Valcheck and Kevin McHale as Rawls. Sam couldn’t decide on a Carcetti by press […]