Chris Tomlinson: Self publishing or self delusion? – More Columnists – Birmingham Columnists – Blogs & Comment – Birmingham Post. They say that everyone has at least one good book in them. Well thanks to the rise of the e-book reader we can all dream of being JK Rowling. Known […]
Can you make money by self-publishing?. Your chances of getting a book published are pretty small. So why not go down the self-publishing route? Finishing your novel is just the first hurdle. Finding an agent or publisher willing to read your work and shortlist it and have it published is […]
NewsRegister.com – News and information for McMinnville and Yamhill Valley, Oregon – wine country newspaper.
U.S. Editors Survey the German Publishing Scene. While U.S. publishing houses sell a great deal of books to foreign countries, making many American books international bestsellers, the U.S. buys in very few. In fact, the percentage of published translations is extremely low, around just three percent. The German Book Office […]
Trajectory Focuses on E-books, Children’s Content, Global Distribution. Founded in late 2011 by group of digital publishing veterans, Trajectory is a digital publisher and technology developer based in Cambridge, Mass. The company recently released digital editions of the original Classics Illustrated comics line and plans digital editions of the previously […]
Author Solutions Looks for A Buyer.
Books news and publishing industry statistics | Self-Publishing Resources. Seems like a great resource
Printing in Italy.
What Will It Take For International E-Book Markets To Take Off? — paidContent.
What will the global e-book market look like by 2016? — paidContent.
Advent of the Electronic Writer. There was a time, back when publishing houses had good reputations, and reading books was a general pastime, that self-publishing was unthinkable to an earnest writer determined to create a niche in whatever genre he or she had chosen. Whether it was fine literature or […]
Author: By Shannon Brigham Publication: The Post and Courier Date: June 23, 2012 Section: Features ROBOTS DON’T WEAR SUNSCREEN. By Eric Mills. Illustrated by Taillefer Long. Taillefer Long LLC. 56 pages. $12.99. We’ve felt it after long beach days. We see it repeatedly on innocent and unsuspecting Lowcountry tourists. Ah, sunburn, the seemingly […]
Haven’t figured this whole new platform out yet but if Google is behind it, it will get some traffic! Illuminated Stories Google+ Page
Spotlight: Children's Illustrator Taillefer Long – Sunshine Smile Publications.
Self-published authors find e-success – USATODAY.com.
Check out and share the new platform! Illuminated Stories – Google+.
In high school, a teammate on my track team told me about the big oak tree in his backyard when he was growing up. One day, his older brother climbed way up into its branches and then called for him to come over. Happy that his bigger brother wanted to […]
When, as a child, I first encountered the idea that Santa Claus might not be real, I balked. Usually, I looked up to older, wiser kids, but they seemed naïve to suggest that my parents were actually stuffing my stocking. Why, on December 24th, would the weatherman bother using his […]
Great groups have shaped our world, from the gathering of young geniuses at Los Alamos who unleashed the atom, to the youthful scientists and hackers who invented a computer that was personal as well as powerful. That should hardly surprise us. In a society as complex and technologically sophisticated as […]
Im Bild: Die Mohammed-Karikaturen aus Jyllands-Posten. Here is a link to the cartoons that sent the Muslim world into a frenzy.
An Illustrated Guide is a review site of notable picture books. For almost a decade we have collected a library of offbeat, fantastical illustrated children’s books and now we enjoy reading them to (and protecting them from!) our two pre-school-age daughters. The books reviewed here are our personal favourites because, […]
Businesses find they can’t grow without branding – The Washington Post. By V. Dion Haynes, Published: July 31 “These days consumers are driving the public perception of companies, offering their sometimes not-so-flattering reviews of products and services through blogs, Web sites and social media. Companies are responding to the public’s demand […]
Whether a story is to be marketed for grown-ups or for children, the writer writes for himself, out of his own need. Otherwise, the story will lack reality…. If it is written because it is what is at the moment fashionable, and not out of the writer’s need, then it is apt to be unbelievable, and what is unbelievable can often be shocking and even pornographic–and this includes some recent children’s books….
This new annual event is unique in the children’s book calendar and marks an exciting new era of digital publishing . The way children find, enjoy, play and share stories is changing and TOC Bologna sets out to bring a whole mixture of professionals together for the first time to discuss and share the ideas and events around digital books that are changing before our eyes.
28 March through 31 March 2011, 48th edition All information copied from official website without permission, for informational purposes only PRESS RELEASES The Countdown for the 2011 Children’s Book Fair has Begun (pdf) Link to Program The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the children’s […]
Just joined today. First year is $85 and subsequent years are $70. It’s supposed to be a great resource, will keep you posted on how it turns out.