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A colourful approach: designing Elton John’s Me

Pan Macmillan's art director James Annal talks us through the process of designing the cover for Elton John's memoir.   Read more

Changing course: reflections on the Jhalak Prize

Sunny Singh reflects on how far the Jhalak Prize and the publishing industry have come since the award was founded, and how far there is... Read more

Fiction at its finest

Is rewarding books in translation worth all the effort? Yes, says Fiammetta Rocco. Read more

Go Set a Watchman: Our Review

Go Set a Watchman: Our Review

From agent to author; my experience

When Hodder approached me last year about writing a book on creative writing, I was nervous about being on the other side of the fence... Read more

Fair pay for authors

Why should authors be paid? Because it’s hard, skilled work and professionals are paid. It’s an important principle: authors, writers and illustrators should... Read more

The resurgence of golden age crime

From ‘designing for backlist’ and deftly on to this year’s resurgence of golden age crime fiction, the classic crime genre is proving as popular as... Read more

Scribd makes cuts to romance in its catalog

Scribd has announced to publishers and distributors that it is "making some adjustments, particularly to romance" in its $8.99-per-month ebook subscription service. Described by Mark... Read more

Publishers' Forum in Berlin: 'Reconstructing Publishing'

The 2015 edition of Publishers' Forum opened Monday (27th April) in Berlin with a determined tagline and programming to match: "How to Reconstruct Publishing:... Read more

Visits from the Black Dog

Back in the days when I had regular visits from the Black Dog – the phrase Churchill used to describe his occasional bouts of depression... Read more

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