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 […]

“Democratic” publishing venture launched at Hay | The Bookseller

“Democratic” publishing venture launched at Hay | The Bookseller “A publishing platform which allows readers to choose what should be published has been launched, supported by Faber and created by “QI” writers John Mitchinson and Justin Pollard, and Crap Towns author Dan Kieran. Launched at the Hay Festival today (29th May), Unbound.co.uk will enable authors […]

Author Barry Eisler Announces His Deal with Amazon’s Thomas & Mercer Imprint

He gave St. Martin’s Press the two fingers when he claimed the publisher offered him a two-book $500,000 deal earlier this year, and instead chose to publish his last book through Amazon’s Kindle. During an interview with Idea Logical’s Mike Shatzkin at today’s Publishers Launch Conference (part of Book Expo America), bestselling suspense author Barry […]