Saturday 28th November 2015



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Create a Crowdsourced Biography with StoryStarter

Founded on 5 February 2014, Story Terrace’s aim is to capture their customer’s personal stories in a compact book, with more »

ooovre: Helping Local Retailers Capture the Online Market

A new Kickstarter campaign has launched for ooovre, a platform designed to help local booksellers get a better deal out more »

Getting Chinese readers beyond the British Classics and Harry Potter

“The Chinese people are enchanted by British literary classics, including the works of William Shakespeare, William Wordsworth, Jane Austen and more »

Celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare’s legacy in 2016

The 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birthday last year saw an explosion of tributes around the world, many of them interactive. more »

Participatory Publishing and the New Reading Community

2016 looks promising for independent publishers, with newcomers Dodo Ink set to release three new titles between July and October. more »

What was lost? Why writers must become savvier at archiving their legacy of working papers

Last week’s discovery of new TS Eliot poems demonstrates yet again that the world is hungry for glimpses into the more »

On Education

Today there are so many different access points to education. It can make every day an adventure and a challenge more »

Coding Pirates: Idea Development, Play and Mixing of Technologies

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

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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 »