From Judith Fitzgerald: Winning ReLits & Righteous Fitz Bitz   > read more...


Friday 11 November 2011

L-R:  Craig Francis Power, Tony Burgess, Dani Couture, and ReLit Founder Kenneth J. Harvery.

ReLit winners show off their rings: (L-R) Craig Francis Power, Tony Burgess, Dani Couture, and ReLit founder Kenneth J. Harvey. (Photograph of ReLit Award recipients © 2011 John W. MacDonald. Used by written permission. All rights reserved. Duplication, reproduction, storage, or transmission of this work in whole or in part in any medium without the express written permission of its copyright holder is strictly forbidden. Just so you know, y'know?)

Letter from San Francisco: The Espresso Book Machine, by Guy Tiphane   > read more...


Thursday 2 August 2012

Today it is possible to walk in the bookstore and ask for a book to be printed and bound as you wait. The machine is also a powerful tool for authors to create and sell books.

Where Good Books Come From, by Linda Leith. Part I: The Writer-Publisher Relationship   > read more...


Wednesday 28 November 2012

It might be that this relationship between writer and publisher is what is most in danger in the digital revolution.

Where Good Books Come From, by Linda Leith. Part II: Self-publishing and mega-publishing houses   > read more...


Thursday 29 November 2012

“Random Penguin” will be in a stronger position to negotiate with Amazon, a mega-corporation that's in the business of helping writers self-publish. Which is where these two extremes start to meet.

 

Where Good Books Come From, by Linda Leith. Part III: The importance of writer-publisher relations   > read more...


Friday 30 November 2012

There is a greater need than ever for the good smaller publisher. For those of us interested primarily in quality, in good books that speak to their time and place, the importance of the smaller publisher can hardly be overestimated. It is in the smaller companies that the writer-publisher relationship happens. And this, I would suggest, is where good books come from.

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