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Serial novels: new platforms for an old format

Amazon’s new Kindle Serials was released this month. Author Chris Farnell looks at the history of serialised fiction and find benefits for the writer and reader

Equality in Publishing launch event

The launch event for Equality in Publishing (Equip) took place at City University on Wednesday 19th September. Equip is a new organisation, carrying on the work of Dipnet, the Diversity in Publishing Network. Alex Peake-Tomkinson was there.

Autumnal round-up of kids apps

Kids apps round up from Miranda West kids editor

Unbound: choosing crowd funding

There are now several crowd funding options available to writers. Author Lisa Gee explains why Unbound has been the right more »

What can technology do for stories?

In the first of a new series of explorative essay, Professor David Trotter wonders whether the emphasis on interactivity is limiting the potential of technology to tell stories.

Looking upstream

In this transcript from her talk to the Society of Bookmen, Sophie Rochester finds the future of publishing is powered by a wave of genuine creativity and enthusiasm

Remediating the Social conference opens registration

Scholars, artists, researchers and performers are invited to Edinburgh to attend Remediating the Social – an intriguing conference looking at more »

Dreaming Methods: an unwavering dream

Dreaming Methods is a showcase for fiction that couldn’t exist in print. The project has been around since 1999, and Andy Campbell was there since its inception. He explains why keeping focused on goals has helped overcome challenges.

Your Adventure Ends Here

30 years since the first mainstream interactive fiction, the Choose Your Own Adventure format is making a comeback. Chris Farnell reflects on a success story comprised of many ‘twisty little passages’.

How to make licensing work for you

Licensing represents a fantastic opportunity for publishers looking to expand their business. Kelvyn Gardner, Managing Director of LIMA UK, the trade association for the licensing and merchandising industry, has this great advice for authors.

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