Tagged: authors

Has social media made author websites obsolete?

An author website is still far more essential than Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, says developer Simon Appleby. Read more

VR for publishers 101: What works well in virtual reality?

So, you’re a publisher or author considering dipping your toe into virtual reality waters. But, what content to make? This is a big question right... Read more

Digital publishing is a lifeline for writers outside London

"Must a writer work within London if they want their work to be read, heard, or watched?" Hull-based author Shellie Horst finds that digital equals... Read more

Startup of the week: Beemgee

Struggling to untangle that gnarly plot or nail your character's arc? Beemgee, the first writing software dedicated to story development, wants to be "the go-to... Read more

Why don't book people credit illustrators?

A funny thing happened to this column on the way to #FutureChat . No sooner had illustrator Sarah McIntyre agreed to join us in our... Read more

And if authors were all in the same boat? #FutureChat recap

Romancing the concept of working together What professional career authors need to do, more now than ever, is work together, learn together, brainstorm together. Don’t... Read more

#FutureChat recap: How can we pay authors what they deserve?

"I'm tweeting to #FutureChat as both @NicholasLovell and @Gamesbrief. I'm confusing myself." Author and gaming-business consultant Nicholas Lovell jumped in with both Twitter accounts for... Read more

#FutureChat: How can we pay authors what they deserve?

Each Friday, join us for a #FutureChat session, live on Twitter, at 4 p.m. London time, 11 a.m. New York time, 8 a.m. Los Angeles,... Read more

Romantic intentions

In my head at least, book readers fall into two distinct groups. 1) Those with a To Be Read pile 2) Everyone Else. I’ll be... Read more

Starting to Accept the Neighbours – @Tom_Chalmers

There was a lack of change in the air at this month’s London Book Fair, but for once this may not have been a bad... Read more

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