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Paddington for the iPad

Some the key features of the app are more to do with the capabilities of your iOS device than the digital adaptation of the story, and they really add value to the overall package.

Romesh Gunesekera joins House of Stories

SUNDAYS 19th Feb and 4th March 2012: 11.00-16.00 IF:BOOK CAFÉ IN HORNSEY LIBRARY, N8 The Library will be the setting more »

Heuristic and Thames & Hudson launch Cyclepedia app

Heuristic Media and Thames & Hudson launch today their Cyclepedia app today – a fully interactive collection of 100 bicycles more »

How we photographed Cyclepedia

It is Saturday 16 April 2011.  Richard and I fly to Vienna to meet Michael Embacher, the author of Cyclepedia.  more »

Digital Reality: the human experience

The writer’s job remains to enable the reader to experience and understand the story world via character – the human experience.

Material Conditions

Material Conditions aims to explore what it means and takes to be a professional creative practitioner – from the personal to the social and political.

Xelsion: a modern media and book publishing company

Firstly, we all love books. Of the team involved in the publishing side of the business, I studied English at university, as did Will and Natalia, and Fiona’s Clapham flat is stuffed with books. It’s not just a love of story. It is a love of the physical objects themselves.

Electric Funeral: Rock is dead, Long Live Rock’s Backpages!

I think the ebook is the perfect format to afford writers this freedom again. It’s not about what’s ‘fit for print’, it has some of the spontaneity and freedom of a blog but instead delivers a bound electric experience, unencumbered by the demands of print distribution channels.

What is the 'new' publisher?

So who is “The New Publisher”? The Bookseller’s FutureBook conference offered several perspectives on the question. In a session chaired more »

Rock's Backpages launches ebooks division

Rock’s Backpages, the world’s largest online library of rock journalism, has announced the launch of its new Backpages eBooks division, more »

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Call for Entries: New Media Writing Prize 2015

Bournemouth University in association with if: book UK announces the sixth annual New Media Writing Prize, now open for entries The competition more »

Join TLP and others for one day symposium at Victoria & Albert Museum, London

As part of the one day symposium, Friction and Fiction: IP, Copyright and Digital Futures, The Literary Platform founder, Sophie Rochester, more »

New research into Chinese publishing landscape

With wide-ranging social media, vast potential readerships, and innovative new literature models, China offers an overlooked yet increasingly attractive market more »