Sunday 4th October 2015



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Coding Pirates: Idea Development, Play and Mixing of Technologies

Coding Pirates is a 2-year-old Danish concept for young people, based on IT creativity as well as programming. It is more »

Setting up a University Press in the Digital Age

New university presses don’t come around too frequently so the opportunity to take a lead in establishing the University of more »

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 »

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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 »