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.
Opening a book is like stepping into a new world. Now, publishing technology allows publishers to create worlds as big and vibrant as the entire Internet. Adding links to a book also streamlines the traditional processes of providing citations, additional resources and further reading to readers. Both printed books and eBooks can include multimedia and […]
Q: “Why do you have two bookstores?” That’s a common question from readers who discover we are operating a ReadTheSpirit magazine Bookstore as well as a Front Edge Publishing Bookstore, which we launched in 2018. Answer: Since our founding in 2007, we have launched two bookstores to display our books. However, the answer is more […]
What should an author do when they find an error in their published book? Production manager Dmitri Barvinok breaks down the specific steps involved in updating production files to incorporate errata for a book in today’s publishing industry. Timing is key to avoid potential pitfalls.