Booktype: Book collaboration made easy

Booktype: Book collaboration made easy
Few books are actually produced by one person in isolation. Co-authors, editors, proofreaders, translators, designers and a host of other people contribute their expertise and, without them, books would certainly be lesser. But bringing those people ...

Inkling introduces cloud-based publishing tool
by Dan Miller, iBooks Author may be a fine tool for creating basic ebooks. But if you're an educational publisher and you want to produce electronic titles that are hundreds or thousands of pages long, with complex graphics, ...

Authors share desire to help others
Payson Roundup
Elmore's books are “Native Spirit,” “Blood on the Feather,” “Native Dreams” and “Journey to Christmas Creek.” She was most recently published by Dancing With Bear Publishing and previously by Desert Breeze Publishing. She said she is moving away from ...

Authors Reveal Literary Crushes (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
Hemingway said there's no friend as loyal as a book, and we imagine the same might go for romantic partners. After all, you can get to know a literary crush pretty intimately without ever having them forget Valentine's Day or forget to take out the ...

Local books: JA Jance's latest Ali Reynolds mystery
The Seattle Times
New in local books: JA Jance's latest Ali Reynolds mystery; a critical look at Freud and psychoanalysis; and a visual mapping technique for setting goals. No comments have been posted to this article. "Left for Dead" by JA Jance (Touchstone, $25.95).

Jenny B. Jones: 'They give us a break from the stress that is reality'
HEA asked romance authors: Why do we need romance novels? (Authors are listed with their most recent or upcoming release.) Jenny B. Jones, There You'll Find Me "We need romance novels because they give us a break from the stress that is reality.


TOC 2012: Children's Books Must Exist in Digital and Print
Publishers Weekly
Considering Books for Children in Different Formats" session at TOC 2012 stressed the necessary coexistence of digital and traditional books for children, an opinion put forth by Junko Yokota, director of the Center for Teaching Through Children's ...

Pledge to share 20 books with your children
This is Leicestershire
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bookstart, we are asking parents/carers to pledge to share 20books with their children in 2012. Bookstart is a national programme which encourages parents and carers to share books, stories and rhymes with children ...

10 Worst Mistakes That Authors of Alternate History Make
Here are 10 writing mistakes that authors of alternate history fall into. We talked to some of our favorite alt-history authors, to find out what classic mistakes bother them. Here's what they told us. Top image: Mayflower II, via National Geographic, ...

Snapshots of People at Work | Dorothy Kavka, helping people self-publish books
Louisville Courier-Journal
Dorothy Kavka holds some of the books Evanston Publishing has produced. / Kylene Lloyd/The CJ A Chicago native, Dorothy Kavka owns Evanston Publishing, (502) 899-1919, or She moved to Evanston, ...

Hope College Library to display student artists' books through Feb. 24
By Laura Roberts Fifteen of the college's Applied Design II students will have books displayed in the Van Wylen Library. One of the books will be included in the library's new Artists Book collection. Thebooks are neither art books nor books about art ...

Harvard Business Publishing Announces Breakthrough Leadership Program for Mid ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
BOSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning (, the premier source for leadership development solutions, programs and content, today announced Breakthrough Leadership, ...

In China's good books, for now
Vancouver Sun
They like us! They really like us! That seems to be the reaction in this country's media to China's decision to lend us two giant pandas for the next 10 years, though "lend" is not quite the right term as they're going to cost us $1 million a year plus ...

iPad and iOS Books: Educate Yourself This Valentine's Day
We've got three books to check out today, all with an Apple bent, and all published by Wiley. Let's start with the one with perhaps the widest audience: iPad2 for Dummies by Nancy Muir. It's essentially the same as the rest of the Dummies series, ...

We Give Books Announces Nationwide "Read For My School" Campaign
PR Web (press release)
Starting today, readers everywhere can secure donations of new hardcover and paperback books for their local public elementary school simply by reading free digitalbooks online at We Give Books announced that as many as ...

PR Web (press release)

Three Arrow Publishing Launches New Book: "Breast Cancer! You're Kidding ...
Houston Chronicle
The secret to breast cancer treatment and recovery is revealed for the first time ever, for anyone with any stage of breast cancer who needs to make life threatening and life saving decisions in an uncertain decision space while navigating the health ...

Penguin ebooks & The Research Works Act: Publishers gain, communities lose
ScienceBlogs (blog)
Penguin withdrawing ebooks from libraries & The Research Works Act are the same things. Publishers want to monetize all reading and sharing transactions. Are publishers basically saying that they are opposed to the core values that libraries represent?

AT WORK Books from Apress: Interviews with the Biggest Entrepreneurs and Top ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
EUROPEAN FOUNDERS AT WORK By Pedro Gairifo Santos- Books and news articles are flooded with success stories of the American Entrepreneur: the leader, the inspiration, the visionary and to many a hope for a brighter future. Undoubtedly, the top name on ...

3 Biting Books For Those Bitter On Valentine's Day
By Alex Gilvarry For those who find themselves alone this Valentine's Day, or who reject the holiday altogether, you might not want to read about star-crossed lovers pining for each other and — even worse — winding up together in the end.

Textbook thief steals $8000 in library books
Once police were tipped off from reports at the OCC campus, the library discovered the suspect had come in and checked out $8000 worth of books. He checked out the books in his name over a two-week span from two different branches.

Books Recycled Into Decorative Tower in Washington Museum ...
By Lloyd Alter
Is this the future of printed books, to be turned into architectural fittings?
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Inkling launches free ebook publishing platform | TeleRead: News ...
By Paul Biba
Connect. TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics · HOME| · AROUND THE WORLD| ... Spain's B de Books Experiments with DRM-Free E-books, Self-publishedAuthors · Australia's first digital-only trade ...
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Radical Publishing Drops Out Of Free Comic Book Day | Bleeding ...
By Rich Johnston
Recently, Marvel have been publishing a number of Disney titles, some developed by Boom, some by Disney Italia. While Disney ... With Free Comic Book Day several weeks away, now it's time to find out… the books you won't be getting.
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Instant Books Go to Kindle After Whitney Houston's Death | The Big ...
By Marion Maneker
Sure, these books are probably pretty superficial–I'll admit that I haven't looked at them–but for 99 cents or $1.99, they filled an immediate demand in the publishing marketplace. Source: What Happened to Music is Happening to Publishing ...
The Big Picture

Spiraling Tower of 15000 Books Celebrates Abraham Lincoln at ...
By Nathaniel Ross
The Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington, DC just opened and features awe-inspiring, three-story “Tower of Books” made from over 15000 titles.

Library Patrons Buy Books They Borrow, Study Says | Digital Book ...
By Jeremy Greenfield
Library patrons use the library to discover new books, and many of them buy books they discover there or even buy books that they have previously borrowed, according to a survey of 2000 library patrons by Library Journal and Bowker.
Digital Book World

Flavorwire » Dirty Literary Love Letters Written by Famous Authors
By Emily Temple
After all, we know that great authors can tend to be a little dirtier than your average swooner, and what better place to let their freak flag fly than in private correspondences they never dreamed would go down in history? If you're lucky, this ...

Putin Proposes a New Russian Great Books Program | Publishing ...
By Dennis Abrams
Purportedly inspired by the US Great Books project of the 1920s, Vladimir Putin has proposed a 100 book canon of required Russian reading for every graduate.
Publishing Perspectives

Jane Yolen Establishes Grant for Midlist Children's Authors
By Cynthia Leitich Smith
Los Angeles--Together with The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), beloved author Jane Yolen has created a new grant to honor an oft-overlooked group: Midlist authors. ... This year's honor recipients were Ann Whitford Paul, poet and author of numerous picture books, including Little Monkey Says Goodnight (Melanie Kroupa Books/FSG) and Barbara Diamond Goldin, author of historical fiction and picture books, including The Girl Who Lived with the Bears ...

Downloading ebooks for the ipad 2 tablet
By sarasaidy487
This has led to a decline on the number of people reading books. The invention of ebooks and making them available on eReaders made it possible for everyone to have the abiltiy to read all thebooks they want without having to worry about ...
Science Worm

Books with HEART
By Booksnyc
Happy Valentine's Day! Books make great gifts- here is a selection of "heart" themed books to dig into on V-Day . . . For the Women's Fiction fan: Skipping a Beat by Sarah Pekkanen Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy Another Piece of My Heart ...
Books in the City

Morocco: French magazine confiscated for publishing “Persepolis ...
By Marta Cooper
Morocco: French magazine confiscated for publishing “Persepolis” images. 14 Feb 2012. Share. The most recent issue of the French magazine “Le Nouvel Observateur” was confiscated by Moroccan authorities after it published an image from ...
Index on Censorship

Authors Promoting Authors: Books from Our Contributors Contest
By Authors Promoting Authors
Ever aims to help authors promote their books; give great writing advice and provide useful, wonderful content to the novice and experienced writer alike. Linkbar. Tina-Sue · Our Features. Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Books from Our ...
Authors Promoting Authors

Review: I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella | Smexy Books
By May
I've got your Number by Sophia Kinsella Contemporary Romance February 14, 2012 Hardcover Reviewed by May What happens when you lose your priceless heirloom emerald engagement ring, have your phone ...
Smexy Books

Flavorwire » What If George R.R. Martin Wrote Nursery Rhymes
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Independent Authors from PubIt! - Barnes & Noble
Independent Authors from PubIt! ... PubIt! NOOK Books. Discover Independent Authors. NOOKBooks By Subject. Romance · Fiction · Mystery · Sci-Fi & Fantasy ...

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