In And Around London Book Fair: Authors, IndieReCon And ALLi’s Third Anniversary

And Spectacular Weather  As if heeding a request from London Book Fair (LBF) director Jacks Thomas, the sun flooded Olympia London with bright springtime light all week. We weary stand-and-stairs brats now head back to planes, trains, and waiting families. Smaller by design — Olympia is a markedly more compressed space than Earls Court  — the transfer went remarkably… Read More

At London Book Fair, 'Digital Minds' talk subscriptions

‘Busting the myths’ might have been more than we could expect. But in the subscriptions panel at the Publishing for Digital Minds conference Monday here at Olympia London, we had a reminder of last week’s #FutureChat on subscriptions. You can look back on the conversation in that #FutureChat in #FutureChat recap: All-you-can-guess about ebook subscriptions. Mofibo’s… Read More

Publishing For Digital Minds Conference Opens London Book Fair Monday

Setting The Tone In A New Setting Putting together a major publishing conference program is never easy. But putting one together to open one of the year’s leading trade shows is particularly tricky: there are a lot of competing interests, most of them on the commercial side of the industry. And the audience for one… Read More

London Book Fair’s ‘Digital Minds’ Conference: A Call For Publishing Polyglots

Non sum uni angulo natus; patria mea totus hic est mundus   The usual translation of this old quote attributed to Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BC to AD 65), is: I am not born for one corner; the whole world is my native land. It’s the kind of line that gets people like me going,… Read More