Concord Free Press – Overview (Updated – June 2011)

The company is a small independent publisher. The motto is: FREE THEIR BOOKS AND THEIR MINDS WILL FOLLOW. When a new title is published, the books are given away for free through a network of independent bookstores and an online bookstore (the compapany will mail the books anywhere in the world, within reason, for free as well). The authors are […]

HarperStudio – Overview

Bob Miller, President of HarperStudio shares his views this week with on how he sees the need for the relationship between publisher and author to become more of a partnership of commitment. […]”I believe that publishers and authors should be equal partners, sharing profits fifty-fifty, as we are doing in all of our deals […]

Or Books – New, OR Kind of New?

This promotional snippet is doing the rounds at the moment. Featuring Colin Robinson and John Oakes who will soon be launching OR Books, billed as an ‘alternative publisher’. Like many who have viewed and hosted this promotional video on their websites, I’m all for alternatives to traditional publishing, whether that is out and out Self […]

The Friday Project – Overview

The Friday Project is a publishers which was bought by HarperCollins in May 2008 as it teetered on the edge of commercial collapse. Now, just like HarperCollins’ HarperStudios , the London-based independent publishing house, founded by Paul Carr and Clare Christian in June 2004, will operate as a shared profits publisher, with still the possibility […]