Tagged: Twitter

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Last week, I inadvertently caused something of a minor “Twitterstorm” when I grumbled about the uncritical nature of online book reviews. Not on Amazon and... Read more

Twitter's European v.p. signs with PRH

Twitter's European vice-president, Bruce Daisley, is publishing a book with Penguin Random House offering his insights for "redesigning" the world of work. Read more

Stephen King's 70th birthday to be marked by month of events

Hodder & Stoughton is marking Stephen King’s 70th birthday this September with a month of celebrations in honour of his books and films, featuring interactive events on- and offline.... Read more

Big Green Bookshop gets business boost after Piers Morgan tweets

The Big Green Bookshop’s mission to tweet out every word of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Bloomsbury) to Piers Morgan has been continued by... Read more

Childwise report says print reading declines in teen years

Children aged 9-16 spend as much time reading online as reading print materials, although the number of young people reading books, comics and magazines drops... Read more

Former Waterstones bookseller's romance goes viral

A tweet from theatre data analyst Victoria O'Brien showing how she met and married former Waterstones bookseller Jonathan O'Brien has gone viral with over 24,000... Read more

Ebury to publish Silicon Valley exposé

Ebury is publishing a "no-holds-barred" insider's account of Silicon Valley by a former employee of Twitter and Facebook. Read more

Agents' Twitter 'pitch day' attracts 2,000

Curtis Brown and Conville & Walsh received more than 2,000 pitches for books on the first Twitter #PitchCB day. Held on Friday 24th July, #PitchCB... Read more

UK Twitter event for E L James

E L James will be holding a live Q&A from the Twitter head office in London's Piccadilly next Monday (29th June). The bestselling author of... Read more

Publishers stress authenticity is key to social media success

Publishers should help authors to identify their digital skills, but social media is “not the most important thing”, writers and industry insiders have told The... Read more

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