Some of us are wired for less glamorous positions, but that shouldn’t be a reason to give up on the goal of being a force for good in the world of publishing. Many who specialize in digital publishing are used to focusing on solving technical problems and minutiae. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t bigger issues at play.
Storytelling through Twitter has multiple appealing qualities to authors—these works are quick to produce, easy to publish, and easy to share.
The written word in the form of a physical book became popular with Gutenberg’s invention of moveable type. eReaders first picked up steam with the release of the Sony Reader in 2006 followed by the Amazon Kindle in 2007. The latest and greatest reading technology is motion books, presented by Madefire and the Madefire app. […]
Portland is a great town for readers, so it’s hard to know if the trends in book sales here follow those for the rest of the country. Many who study the trends claim that the future of the publishing and bookselling worlds is grim, but you only need to look past the doors of Cosmic […]
This past fall term, I took both Editorial Theory and Concepts in Digital Publishing. Editorial Theory mainly dealt with the divergent (read: ideologically fraught) theoretical principles underlying the creation of critical editions—that is, “authoritative” versions of works the academy has deemed worthy of scholarly editorial treatment. Research into the genesis and development of the work […]
Hello all, This week many little things were accomplished. We powered through many transcriptions that I personally loved listening to. Then we began developing the plan for the pitch video, which will feature our author speaking about the book, and began gathering preliminary information for the marketing plan. Most importantly, we began to delve into […]