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Friday, June 2, 2017
Here Are Your Top Sources For Book News
do you go to get book news?
are so many sources that gather information about the book world – new books,
best-sellers, popular authors, rights sales, industry trends, mergers, talent
hires, etc. Which ones are reliable, current, and user-friendly?
big guns for book news include these:
The New York Times
Publishing Marketplace/Publishers Lunch
Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times
Book Riot PubPerspectives
The Writer Magazine
Book Business Mag
Poets & Writers
Digital Book World
course one can find stories about books and the publishing industry simply by
searching Twitter or Facebook feeds. So
much gets posted and shared and re-circulated on social media it can make your
are a zillion book blogs to read – and You Tube channels, podcasts, and online
forums that cover books. Some of the
popular blogs include these:
The Indie View
The New York Review of Books
The Write Life
key to keeping up with what’s going on in the book world is checking into the
big sites and publications on a regular basis and then rotating dozens of other
sources just to see what else you may be curious to learn. You can also get news from trusted
organizations, such as The Writers Guild, PEN, IBPA and other writing groups or
up with the news is easier than being the one making the news. Who knows, maybe one day we’ll read about you
and your book?