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.
Is your book protected? In this column, Susan Stitt answers some of the most common questions authors raise, including: Why do I need copyright protection? How do I apply for a copyright? How long is my work protected under U.S. copyright? How much does it cost? And, how long does it take?
Blockchain for publishing is one of the hottest ideas in Spring 2019, sparking headlines about its potential and its relationship to the controversial bitcoin industry. Editor David Crumm describes this column as “Bitcoin for Publishing 101,” offering a short, newsy look at bitcoin—enough so that you’ll be able to discuss this concept with friends and colleagues.
Why do we emphasize the need to release new books in all of the major eBook formats? Our Director of Production Dmitri Barvinok explains the basics of this important phase of our work, including examples from Kindle to Kobo about the unique reach of various devices and platforms. Yes, eBook sales have declined as an overall share of book sales, but millions of Americans still are buying and reading in these digital formats.