Contributors and conferences: The sun never sets on The FutureBook

We see conferences — conferencing — in many ways now. In many places. Or in no places.  Such is digital publishing. Such is digital everything. Everywhere and nowhere. At all times and at no times. World without schedule but hardly without agenda. And here we are, at The FutureBook, holding what is, in fact, a kind of… Read More

Author: Beware Having Lunch With A Logo

Have you ever shaken hands with a corporation? Have you ever kissed a building façade on both cheeks at a cocktail party? Have you ever chatted with a book cover on legs? Of course not. Which makes it all the more ridiculous that we seem to be expected to do these things online all the… Read More

In The Hothouse Of Publishing, Our Terminology May Need Pruning

Let’s Give ‘Hybrid’ Back To The Botanists It’s not as if the industry! the industry! doesn’t have enough transition to contend with. Oh, what a lovely disruption we’re having, and at a time of upheaval like this, we’re going to see changing phrases, new jargon, and updated iterations of various terms come and go. Not… Read More