The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has launched its first mentorship scheme following a successful pilot.
David Walliams and Tony Ross' Megamonster (HarperCollins Children's Books) has claimed the Official UK Top 50 number one spot for a second week running, selling 49,560 copies.
Before using any literary piece in your writing, you have to cite it effectively to avoid penalties for plagiarizing. It may seem confusing to cite sources because of the variety of citation styles available. But that isn’t the case. Citations are straightforward if you stick to the laid down principles. You have to understand a citation style to utilize it better. Some of the major ones are MLA, APA, and Chicago styles. This post explains how to cite an anthology in MLA. You’ll also learn how to use other citation styles, as well. Keep reading! What Is An Anthology? An...
Bookouture has acquired the Liverpool Literary Agency’s first women’s fiction titles, signing debut author Danielle Owen-Jones in a two-book deal.
Amid a state-wide energy disaster and a country-wide call for challenging Critical Race Theory — an academic framework examining the ways race has been embedded systemically throughout all aspects of American history — Texas’s Governor Abbott (R.) canceled a book event which explores the racial history of The Battle of the Alamo. The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, located immediately across the street from the Texas State Capitol in Austin, invited the panel of authors of Forget The Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth to discuss their work Thursday, July 1. Forget The Alamo is a...
Reading Time: 5 minutesWhen it comes book marketing, nothing seems more complicated than book promotion on Amazon – but it doesn’t have to be. When it comes to Amazon, details really matter to your reader, and I’m always surprised at how many book pages that I see where the author has clearly glossed over these details.When a reader lands on a book page that is messy, has typos in the book description, or doesn’t have an author photo, it looks unattended to. Like you don’t care about your own book, which I know isn’t true. So, let’s look at some...
The recent success of the Independent Booksellers Week has underlined the extraordinary achievement of owner-operated book stores in the face of the lockdowns. During the week, the reading community came out in force to support their local indie book shops, and many owners reported healthy footfall and strong sales during the week. Despite the most challenging of circumstances, the Booksellers Association says that its independent membership actually grew by 7 per cent in 2020, which is an almost incredible result.
HarperCollins division One More Chapter has scooped a feel-good Christmas title from Kitty Wilson, author of The Cornish Village School series (Canelo).
Bluebird has scooped two books from bestselling author and spiritual coach Vex King, slated as superlead titles for the publisher.
The Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival has announced it is returning with a full live programme in September, with Dame Darcey Bussell, Celia Imrie and Richard Dawkins headlining.