Monday 31st August 2015



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Your Idea Could Live in the British Library Forever!

Crowdfunding publishers Unbound are running a competition that’s sure to pique your imagination. The winner will have the unique chance to work more »

Reaching new audiences for games through great writing

“From the outset, we were looking at Christmas Day”, explains Andrew Eades. “Somebody has this new Playstation, the family are more »

The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club: Digital Replay and Remix

When you’re thinking of an old book to replay and remix into a digital form, ‘The Riddle of the Sands’ more »

Understanding China’s complex publishing landscape

Two new reports ‘Found in Translation: How Social Media Platforms Can Help UK Publishers Understand Their Market In China’ (Nesta), more »

Third party sequels, prequels and fan fiction – mis-taken identity?

Fanfiction is described by the online writing platform Wattpad as ‘writing that remixes characters, places, or plots from existing narratives more »

The Literary Platform turns 5

Today is our 5th Birthday! On 10 April 2010 we posted our first articles on The Literary Platform, a humble more »

Clean Reader is Only the Beginning: 5 E-Reader Apps We Want to See

The latest app for the discerning reader is “Clean Reader”, a handy little bit of software that goes through your more »

China’s mobile reading phenomenon

China’s current publishing landscape is at once exciting and complex, and is in the midst of a significant transformation through more »

Discovering gems at the Cambridge Digital Library

On mile after mile of shelves in cool, dark stacks at the back of Cambridge University Library sit some of more »

A book without borders: a hybrid of cinema, gaming, and text

In its fifth year, the New Media Writing Prize continues to recognise some of the best pieces of new media more »

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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 »

Publishers at Risk of Becoming Culturally Irrelevant

The publishing industry’s poor commitment to diversity, lack of senior Black Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) professionals and over-reliance on unpaid internships is putting it at risk of becoming culturally irrelevant, claims a new study launched today.

TLP helps kick off London Book Fair’s virtual conference

The London Book Fair launches its first social media conference this year to focus on trends in global publishing, ahead more »