Posts Tagged: rights

Telling the story: creative writing and business models

One of the imprints my company, The Professional and Higher Partnership, publishes is Creative Writing Studies. This brings me into frequent contact with writers of fiction. As a result, I’ve often found myself in conversations concerning the relationship between creativity in (a)

Telling the story: creative writing and business models

One of the imprints my company, The Professional and Higher Partnership, publishes is Creative Writing Studies. This brings me into frequent contact with writers of fiction. As a result, I’ve often found myself in conversations concerning the relationship between creativity in (a)

Creating new indie booksellers: the Paperight model

In many parts of the world, readers may find themselves a long way from a bookshop – and even further from a bookshop carrying a large range of titles. This is especially the case in Africa, the continent in which

Creating new indie booksellers: the Paperight model

In many parts of the world, readers may find themselves a long way from a bookshop – and even further from a bookshop carrying a large range of titles. This is especially the case in Africa, the continent in which

Publishing texts (IX): The Creative Economy

As regular readers of this blog will know, I like to try to understand publishing by placing it in a broader context, consisting of the creative industries in general. This concern is reflected in my choice of (I suggest) canonical

Publishing texts (IX): The Creative Economy

As regular readers of this blog will know, I like to try to understand publishing by placing it in a broader context, consisting of the creative industries in general. This concern is reflected in my choice of (I suggest) canonical

Texts on publishing (VII): contracts and all that jazz

Readers who know Carole Blake’s From Pitch to Publication (1999) could be forgiven for wondering why this blog is featuring it. After all, it’s: aimed at authors (the sub-title is ‘Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Novel Published’),

Texts on publishing (VII): contracts and all that jazz

Readers who know Carole Blake’s From Pitch to Publication (1999) could be forgiven for wondering why this blog is featuring it. After all, it’s: aimed at authors (the sub-title is ‘Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Novel Published’),

Texts on publishing (IV)

My first job in publishing was commissioning editor at Cassell. I was aware that editors at other companies had slightly different titles – Commissioning & Acquisitions Editor, for example, or plain Acquisitions Editor. And, when I looked into this, I

Texts on publishing (IV)

My first job in publishing was commissioning editor at Cassell. I was aware that editors at other companies had slightly different titles – Commissioning & Acquisitions Editor, for example, or plain Acquisitions Editor. And, when I looked into this, I