Posts Tagged: digital publishing

Creative model: Anita Sarkeesian (@femfreq)

From time to time I’ve posted on this blog about creative models — creative people whose work I respect and whose way of working either inspires me or provides an imitable example. I’ve written about, among others, Harry Beck, Jim Ede,

Creative model: Anita Sarkeesian (@femfreq)

From time to time I’ve posted on this blog about creative models — creative people whose work I respect and whose way of working either inspires me or provides an imitable example. I’ve written about, among others, Harry Beck, Jim Ede,

Learning about publishing: The Publishing Meeting

Anthony Haynes writes: I’ve designed a simulation to use to help people learn about publishing. I designed it originally to be used on training courses for authors and prospective authors. The thinking is: if authors can understand more about how

Learning about publishing: The Publishing Meeting

Anthony Haynes writes: I’ve designed a simulation to use to help people learn about publishing. I designed it originally to be used on training courses for authors and prospective authors. The thinking is: if authors can understand more about how

A theory of book publishing, Act IV: the question of self-publishing

The advent of (a) digital printing, enabling short-run printing and even print on demand, and (b) ebooks has sharpened the question of what it is that publishers do and how they might add value. Disintermediation (here defined as the elimination of

A theory of book publishing, Act IV: the question of self-publishing

The advent of (a) digital printing, enabling short-run printing and even print on demand, and (b) ebooks has sharpened the question of what it is that publishers do and how they might add value. Disintermediation (here defined as the elimination of

For Cambridge (UK) publishers: John Naughton on the internet

This is a brief information post for readers in the Cambridge (UK) area. The admirable Cambridge Publishing Society kicks off  the new academic year with a particularly enticing meeting on 20 October featuring John Naughton, author of From Gutenberg to

For Cambridge (UK) publishers: John Naughton on the internet

This is a brief information post for readers in the Cambridge (UK) area. The admirable Cambridge Publishing Society kicks off  the new academic year with a particularly enticing meeting on 20 October featuring John Naughton, author of From Gutenberg to

Appreciation of print: Angus Phillips, and the evolution of the book, revisited

Recently I posted a review (‘Turning the page’ 28 July 2015‘) of Turning the page (Routledge) by Angus Phillips. The book was published in 2014. Presumably the writing was done c. 2012-13. Book publishing doesn’t change as fast as some

Appreciation of print: Angus Phillips, and the evolution of the book, revisited

Recently I posted a review (‘Turning the page’ 28 July 2015‘) of Turning the page (Routledge) by Angus Phillips. The book was published in 2014. Presumably the writing was done c. 2012-13. Book publishing doesn’t change as fast as some

Turning the page: review of Angus Phillips on the evolution of the book

Angus Phillips, Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, knows a thing or two about books. His publications include The future of the book in the digital age, co-edited with Bill Cope (Chandos, 2006), and Inside book publishing

Turning the page: review of Angus Phillips on the evolution of the book

Angus Phillips, Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, knows a thing or two about books. His publications include The future of the book in the digital age, co-edited with Bill Cope (Chandos, 2006), and Inside book publishing

Publishing books via apps for mobile devices

From the outset, we’ve been keen to publish books in a variety of forms. We set up to publish e-books in ePub, PDF, and mobi formats. Pretty soon we discovered our readers wanted our books available in print too. We’ve

Publishing books via apps for mobile devices

From the outset, we’ve been keen to publish books in a variety of forms. We set up to publish e-books in ePub, PDF, and mobi formats. Pretty soon we discovered our readers wanted our books available in print too. We’ve