PROTECTING US FROM PIRATES—Does that sound like a fanciful introduction to a children’s adventure story? Hardly. Our entire publishing house team—including all of our authors—need to be wary of the dark forces lurking online, including real-life pirates. In our Front Edge Publishing column this week, Production Manager Dmitri Barvinok reports on the dangerous waters publishers encounter when pirates strike.
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.
Front Edge Publishing books contain media, photographs and images. Learn how to select and optimize images and photographs for print and eBooks. Production Manager Dmitri Barvinok outlines these important issues for authors.
David Crumm reports on what is becoming an annual year-end crisis of capacity in the publishing industry. The shortages are caused by major disruptions in publishing, including the good news that books are more popular than ever. At the same time, paper producers are shifting toward making the cardboard boxes that deliver those books to our homes.
Audiobooks are on the verge of a massive surge in popularity and accessibility, both for readers and authors. Learn about current audiobook technology, current production obstacles and upcoming improvements.