Monthly Archives: September 2008

Filigree & Shadow – Out Soon

Regular readers of this blog will have noticed that the past month or so I have not been posting as often. I have been proofing and preparing the final files for my next book, ‘Filigree & Shadow’. Some two or three months ago I wrote some articles on POD publishers and tried to give an

Big Guys n Poor Guys in Publishing

I posted this evening on Absolutewrite, a forum I regularly post on, regarding Lynn Osterkamp’s article on the media and publishing. Here is the link to that posting. The following is the posting I made. Having read Lynn’s posting and her blogsite for the past year, I’m not sure she is actually arguing the

Diggory Press Case Update – Saturday 13th September, 2008

I came across a short piece published in The Guardian newspaper this saturday by consumer rights reporter Tony Levene. It will be of interest to those who have being following the Diggory Press case. You can find the published piece by following the enclosed web address. The Independent Publishing Magazine | TIPM Media

Perseus Book Group Offers POD Service to Independent Publishers

Small presses and independent publishers are being given a greater opportunity to utilise Print-On-Demand technology by the Perseus Book Group. The Perseus Book Group are one of the largest independent publishers of books, including the imprints Basic Books and Vanguard Press. It provides services such as sales, marketing and distribution to more than 300 independent

Ebook Readers Reach Out to the School Classroom

There has been much talk in the publishing world about the evolution of electronic book readers and what impact they will ultimately have on the print media in general. It remains to be seen if these Ebook readers will do for print media, book publishers and online retailers, what the Ipod has done for the