Other Posts Tagged Digital Future

Do film adaptations boost enhanced e-book sales?

Jixuan Dong, current MA Publishing student, uses her newsflash to consider a recent Publishers Weekly story on film adaptations and enhanced e-books and the impact this is having on the bookselling market. For the first three weeks of 2015, Publishers Weekly reports that the enhanced e-book of Chris Kyle’s memoir, American Sniper, has rocketed onto




Print sales are recovering due to a surge in global children’s sales

Recently, The Bookseller reported that print sales are recovering. Here, Course Leader Dr Leah Tether gives her opinion on this, and how it affects the MA Publishing students as our first ‘newsflash’ of the year. Each week, the MA Publishing selects a student to deliver and comment on a short newsflash based on a recent




The Future of the Paperback – What Can The Trade Learn From Mills & Boon?

It’s hard to know whether you are on your tail or your head when it comes to the future of the paperback market. With an article in The Bookseller today saying ‘Paperbacks must evolve as ‘e’ encroaches’ and Nielsen reporting a dip of 28% in sales since 2008, it feels as though the paperback has




E-Publishing and the Virtual Office

Kim Sutton, an alumna of the MA Publishing course, now runs her own publishing company, Safkhet Publishing and often speaks on working with a virtual office and lectures at Jade Hochschule. Here she talks of her experience in the area. Technology has enabled (self) publishing of manuscripts, books are making a transition towards the digital




Print Vs. Digital – Is There A Place For Both?

Should it really be a ‘print vs. digital’ war for the future of the book trade? Box Cox-Wrightson muses on the possibilities… The Digital Future has been written about, and agonised over, ever since the growth of e-readers and the digitisation of content. But calls for something other than paper, ink and glue have been