Jonathan Taplin — film producer and Annenberg director—will warn Digital Book World that publishing may be ‘sleeping through a revolution.’ Read More
Los Angeles Public Library and SELF-e ‘Foster a Community of Local Authorship’
By Porter Anderson / @Porter_Anderson ‘Connecting Our Local Authors With Readers’ A leader in creative-community relations, Los Angeles Public Library’s (LAPL) adoption of SELF-e’s capabilities is being watched by other library systems as a model. And who better to ask what it means to finally be able to acquire and promote local authors than the… Read More
'It's discovery that's lagging'
“A difficulty in marketing something that has no physical presence.” That’s the author Stark Holborn talking with my Bookseller associate Sarah Shaffi (pictured) about the question of digital-first publishing and its potential for writers, in Authors debate digital-first publication. And that line, appearing among many enthusiastic comments from writers about digital-first in Shaffi’s story, echoes the strongest qualm… Read More