"The Voldemort of the book world…"

Referring to Book Depository as the "dark force [in bookselling] whose name must not be spoken", this article from The Australian considers the possible impact on the price of the book and the cultural experience of book buying if the market is dominated by a "faceless online monopoly". There are two takeaway messages here: one, … Continue reading »

Resources for writers…

Spring has sprung and our brand new baby, the 11th ed AWM, is thriving. It includes a dozen articles by industry experts on aspects of writing and publishing: from multi-platform storytelling by the multiple award-winning Anthony Mullins, to how to win writing competitions by regular judge Dianne Bates. We will be rolling out these articles … Continue reading »

Where is your favourite indie bookseller?

Independent booksellers alert: make sure you are on ZeeMaps at wikibibliotheque. For writers looking for inspiration, here is a pdf publication of Words to Inspire Writers, a free digital release of the book edited by Gregory Victor Babic and published by F. C. Sach & Sons. It is ‘A perpetual calendar of classic writing-related quotations — on writers, writing, … Continue reading »