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New Generation Publishing – When Not To Press Release!

New Generation Publishing – When Not To Press Release!

I get a large amount of press releases every day to do with publishing, self-publishing, book launches and other kinds of literary events. Some of the press releases are sent to me ‘on-spec’ as it were, others come via an alert feed I have set up with several fee and non-fee press release agencies. The

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HarperCollins Launches Backlist Print/POD Program | Shelf Awareness

HarperCollins Launches Backlist Print/POD Program | Shelf Awareness: “HarperCollins today is launching its Comprehensive Backlist Program that will enable independent bookstores with Espresso Book Machines to promote much of the company’s backlist through a combination of “a core assortment” of printed books on the shelves and in-store “digital-to-print at retail.” The program encompasses thousands of

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Novelist in a Flutter Sacks HarperCollins!

Novelist who left banking because of sexism fires publisher for putting ‘fluffy and degrading’ covers on her books | Mail Online: Novelist Polly Courtney has decided to ‘sack’ her publisher HarperCollins on the day of her book launch, claiming her book covers were ‘patronising’ and disagreeing with the manner HarperCollins marketed her three books. I’m

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Avon Acquires Three from Authonomy Author | The Bookseller

Avon acquires three from Authonomy author | The Bookseller Avon has acquired three novels from Authonomy author, Laurence O’Bryan. O’Bryan attended a crime and thriller workshop run by HarperCollins last autumn. HarperCollins run online submission community, Authonomy. Related articles Book Country – Old Country For New Authors? (mickrooney.blogspot.com) My Authonomy Relationship (ajracewood.wordpress.com) Ebooks Outsell Booky Books.

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Book Country – Old Country For New Authors?

Later this year something is going to happen in the publishing industry that many analysts and experts told us would never happen. As far back as 2009, when Thomas Nelson and Harlequin launched their self-publishing service imprints, the naysayers maintained the ‘big six’ publishers would hold firm and the self-publishing service bug would never reach

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Authors! You may have no morals – so know your place!!

“Author’s conduct evidences a lack of due regard for public conventions and morals, or if Author commits a crime or any other act that will tend to bring Author into serious contempt, and such behavior would materially damage the Work’s reputation or sales.” No, it’s not a line I have dug up from a publishing

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