Salt Publishing Ends Single-Author Poetry Collections Following Market Value Decline

One of the UK’s most vibrant and independent poetry and fiction publishers, Salt Publishing, has this week announced that it is abandoning its single-author poetry collections. Director of Salt Publishing, Chris Hamilton-Emery, explained the decision to the Guardian UK online: “We’ve seen our sales [of single-author collections] decline by over a quarter in the past […]

In The Self-Publishing Kingdom, The One-Eyed Writer is King

Sue Grafton (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Okay, so Sue Grafton said self-publishing was for writers too lazy to do the hard work. I’m not so sure what all the fuss is about. Sure, Grafton should have chosen her words more carefully, but, as the self-publishing fraternity dust themselves off after the latest scuffle, they might note […]

EU raids ebook publishers in price fixing investigation | World news | The Guardian

EU raids ebook publishers in price fixing investigation | World news | The Guardian: I don’t believe this is just confined to France. At heart, this drives a stake through the argument that big publishing houses can price e-books at the current level (Agency Agreement) in place.  “The European commission has launched morning raids on […]