- The Rise of Indie Crime Novels
“Under the traditional model, you submit the manuscript to the agent and they take weeks if not months going over it,” Zandri says.
- The Major Licensing Trends of 2016
The new shows will launch in 2017 and 2018, respectively.A Wide WorldviewAs has been the case for the last several years, the expo had a global slant, in terms of licensors expanding their businesses internationally and in terms of licensors, licensees, and agents looking for properties from
- 10 Self-Publishing Trends to Watch
Although the rate of growth has slowed for e-books, the affordability and accessibility of digital will continue to erode print readership.Publishing and distribution democratized: Ten years ago, agents and publishers were the bouncers at the pearly gates of authordom.
- Book Deals: Week of July 25, 2016
Baratz-Logsted did not use an agent in the deal.
- iBooks Bestsellers: Silva's 'Black Widow' Crawls to #1
Foreign Agent by Brad Thor - 9781476789378 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 7.
- 'Wings of Fire' Flying High
Encouraged by her agent, Steven Malk of Writers House, to write something about dragons, Sutherland developed Wings of Fire and created a world where dragons are the ones who fall in love and have adventures and struggle with problems.
- Spring 2017 Children's Sneak Previews
ABRAMSAbrams sews up spring with The Quilts of Gee’s Bend by Susan Goldman Rubin, a look at the close-knit group of African-American women of Gee’s Bend, Ala., famous for its quilting; Babar’s Guide to Paris by Laurent de Brunhoff, in which the Francophile elephant explores Paris on his
- Nerdcamp 2016 in Photos
To bring together likeminded creators and sharers of children’s literature, plus the occasional literary agent and publishing sales rep.
- Rights Report: Week of July 18, 2016
Jen Besser at Putnam has acquired, in a four-publisher auction, Come with Me, written by literary agent Holly M.
- Fall 2016 Children's Announcements: Publishers N-R
National Geographic KidsNatumi Takes the Lead: The True Story of an Orphan Elephant Who Finds Family by Gerry Ellis and Amy Novesky (Nov. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2561-8).
- The Return of the Children's Specialty Bookstore
There are so many amazing people in the book world—customers, authors, illustrators, publishers, editors, reps, and agents.”All-time bestsellers: Derek Landy’s Skulduggery Pleasant (HarperCollins), Andrew Smith’s Winger (S&S), Sharon Draper’s Out of My Mind (Atheneum), and Suzanne C
- Fall 2016 Children's Announcements: Publishers G-M
Gallopade InternationalSeriesBluffton Books presents Wild Things in the Classroom by Carole Marsh, illus. by Geraldine Csapek (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-635-12107-3), ages 5–10.
- Book Deals: Week of July 18, 2016
Wendy Lefkon and Alexis Banyon at Disney brokered the agreement with agent Emily van Beek at Folio Jr.
- Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 10, 2016
Foreign Agent: Scot Harvath, Book 15 (Unabridged) by Brad Thor (Simon & Schuster Audio) 9.
- Rights Report: Week of July 12, 2016
Watt at United Agents brokered the deal.