Author Archives: PT Editors

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/2-6/6

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  Why aren’t publishers afraid of Wattpad? How does John Green connect with teen readers so well? Jane Friedman investigates…Continue Reading

Partners’ Corner: BEA 2014 Edition

Reporting by Lorraine Shanley, Amy Rhodes, and Constance Sayre. While BookCon brought teens out to the Javits Center in droves on Saturday, there’s general agreement that overall Book Expo America seemed to have a little more pizzazz this year. The convention, which ran May 28-31, featured a lot of stars, from Thursday’s Author Breakfast (where Neil Patrick…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/26-5/30

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  Why is diversity still a large issue throughout the many facets of publishing? Are the steadily growing number of…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/19-5/23

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  What is the greatest obstacle keeping us from being able to resell ebooks? Will YouTube stardom translate to a…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-May 2014

PEOPLE As the industry readies for the annual BookExpo, there are lots of changes in publishers’ lineups: Tim Duggan, who has been VP, Executive Editor at HarperCollins, will join Crown on June 9 as VP, Publisher of Tim Duggan Books. Under his new imprint, he will publish eight to ten books per year, evenly split between non-fiction…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/12-5/16

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  How can booksellers make the most of their brick-and-mortar retail stores? What can ebook subscription services learn from the cable model? Following…Continue Reading

Lifecycle of a Book in Translation

Two and a half years ago, our sister website, PublishingTrendsetter, launched an infographic called Lifecycle of a Book,which showed the process of publishing a book, from inception to final product. The infographic also came with accompanying videos of young professionals from each department talking about what they do and how they do it. Now, Trendsetter…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/5-5/9

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  How will HarperCollins and Harlequin benefit from the merger? To what extent do literary agents help their authors earn more money? Jane Friedman remains optimistic…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/28-5/2

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  How can authors, retailers, and publishers each work to improve the ebook industry? Huffington Post’s books editor Maddie Crum offers three trends….Continue Reading

People Roundup, May 2014

PEOPLE April was a busy month for industry moves:  Lee Boudreaux, Editorial Director of HarperCollins’ Ecco imprint, was given her own imprint at Little, Brown. Boudreaux will have the title of VP and Editorial Director and will start on September 2, overseeing an eponymous line publishing eight to ten titles per year. Stacy Creamer was named VP and Executive Editor of the…Continue Reading