Mon, 05/10/2009 - 15:02
The 24 Hour Book Project has been put together by CompletelyNovel, Spread the Word, the Society of Young Publishers, and if:book. The idea was to explore the boundaries of what is possible in today's publishing climate with real-time online document sharing, instant access to print-on-demand printing and some very enthusiastic people.
Fri, 06/03/2009 - 07:40
Natasha Mostert has won the Spread the Word poll for her book Season of the Witch described as a "psychological thriller-cum-gothic novel".
The Spread the Word initiative is designed to find "the book to talk about" – hidden gems not highlighted by book critics and prize juries.
More than 8,000...
Fri, 30/01/2009 - 06:04
The shortlist for the 2009 Book to Talk About has been revealed, with two self-published authors and four débuts on the 10-strong list.
The titles are: Bad Traffic by Simon Lewis (Sort Of Books); Catch a Fish from the Sea (Using the Internet) by Nasreen Akhtar (Greenbirds); Fifteen Modern Tales of...