Marketing Director Susan Stitt kicks off 2020 with a look ahead at important publishing trends, detailing many ways our publishing house collaborates with authors in cutting-edge ways. She shares the latest trend report from the influential Written Word Media group. Once again, the trends emphasize the importance of our founding pillars in publishing: Quality and community.
Editor David Crumm writes about the two CNN Heroes we publish—a milestone we just reached in 2019 with the CNN network’s honoring of Zaman International founder Najah Bazzy. We are honored to work with inspiring authors like Najah and Jeanine Patten-Coble, who was a 2017 CNN Hero, because we believe that books help to unlock the energy of communities.
Front Edge Publishing Editor David Crumm reports on three examples of our authors who are actively engaged in national conversations about compassionate concern for our neighbors. He also provides a link to our guide to developing and sharing “media mentions.”
Director of Production Dmitri Barvinok explains how our unique design-and-production software allows Front Edge Publishing to rapidly and flexibly customize and update books, using the five-year evolution of our best-seller Changing Our Mind as a case study. Many of the most important stories in our world today are changing faster than traditional publishing can adapt. Our specialty is keeping pace with those changes so our authors can be an active part of these vital global conversations.
Editor David Crumm reports on the start of the centennial year marking the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, extending voting rights to women. Media companies are making big plans. David suggests ways writers can contribute to this year of reflection on women’s rights.