Read an interesting post this morning that I think is worth sharing. About what sells in America (and what does not). Click here for the entire post.
Here are a few more writing competitions. Click here to enter.
Amazon’s on a roll. It is launching its fifth publishing imprint, Thomas & Mercer, which is in the mystery and thriller category, the others being Montlake Romance, AmazonEncore, AmazonCrossing, and The Domino Project.
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This from Publisher’s Marketplace: Simon & Schuster has created a New Delhi-based sales, marketing and publishing company, Simon & Schuster India. The company’s exclusive sales agent on the subcontinent Rahul Srivastava will run the new unit locally as director of sales and marketing, reporting to S&S UK executive director Kerr MacRae. HarperCollins India will handle fulfillment and distribution, with “operations expected to commence August 1.” Inventory will come mostly from S&S UK, and they will offer titles from all of S&S’s divisions worldwide and distribution clients.
If you have an interesting travel related story which you can tell in 350-750 words, here’s your chance to make some money off of it. Up to US $1500. Send your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org, with your name, e-mail and telephone number by Monday 31st October 2011.
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David Davidar, the man who, as head of Penguin India, took Indian publishing to new heights, is back. He is setting up the Aleph Book Company in collaboration with Rupa, India. Stay tuned.