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Publishers Implement New Tracking Service for Authors

Jun
23

Online book tracking is becoming an important business for publishers due to the fact that authors want to track the sales of their books in real-time. The dreary wait for an annual or bi-annual royalty statement, as well as the allure of wanting to check how many copies have been sold, generally encourages an author to track the sales of his/her book independently.

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Thomas Nelson Selects Ingram Digital’s Content Solutions

Jun
02

LA VERGNE, TN – Ingram Digital, an Ingram Content company, announced
today that Thomas Nelson, the world's largest Christian publisher and 6th
largest trade publisher, has signed a multi-year contract for the
CoreSource digital content platform and Ingram Digital’s Search and
Discover services.

Under the agreement, thousands of Thomas Nelson titles will be widely
available as digital content for delivery to Thomas Nelson’s digital
supply chain and for marketing and promotional purposes to help drive both
print and digital sales through all of its trade and specialty sales

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Bactrian Gold begins US Tour. The Kabul Case, a fictional short story, from Scriblist.com, captures the magic of the inspirational true story in Afghanistan.

May
24

LONDON, May 25, 2008: The Bactrian Gold, the legendary collection of over 2,000 artifacts from Afghanistan, opens today to the public for viewing at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. It is the inspiration in the fictional story ‘the Kabul Case’, written collaboratively by four British competition winning authors, published in the collection "Five Green Bananas", Book One from scriblist.com, in April 2008.

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West Texas Book and Music Festival, September 23-27, 2008

May
14

Save the dates for the eighth annual West Texas Book and Music Festival, September 23-27, 2008 at the Abilene Civic Center in Abilene, Texas. Dr. Don B. Graham, a distinguished writer and teacher specializing in Texas and Southwest literature, will be the 2008 recipient of the A. C. Greene Award to be presented at the West Texas Book & Music Festival on Sept. 27.
Graham is the J. Frank Dobie Regents Professor at the University of Texas at Austin and is a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly magazine.

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Twas the Night Before Summer Event Kits--FREE

May
13

We put together an event kit for a few libraries in Michigan, and in one month it has spread to over 1,500 libraries around the country (and 400+ bookstores).

The event is to be held on June 20th, the night before summer, and celebrates the upcoming summer, and ties in with the Summer Reading Program--Catch the Reading Bug--and our book, 'Twas the Night Before Summer.

For a FREE event kit, all they have to do is contact [email protected] or call Mackinac Island Press 231-946-7737

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Xlibris To Promote Self-Published Titles With Library Journal

May
05

Combining online and print advertising, these latest promotional packages from the self-publishing giant gives authors the opportunity to reach out to one of the most stable book-buying markets in the library system.

More information about Xlibris’ marketing services and promotional activities can be found at www.xlibris.com. The Xlibris Customer Service Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phone at 1-888-795-4274, or e-mail at [email protected].

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We Are Ready: Petition to the Chinese Government

May
01

Salman Rushdie, Francine Prose, Edward Albee, Rick Moody and Ma Jian will be among the writers attending a press conference Thursday, May 1, at which the PEN American Center will announce the delivery later that morning of a petition to the Chinese Mission to the United Nations. The petition demands the release of 39 writers and journalists imprisoned in China who PEN believes have been jailed for exercising their right to speak and write freely, which is guaranteed under Chinese and international law.

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Spanish version of the Copy/South Dossier

Apr
30

This is a press release from the Copy South Research Group. It announces
the release (28 April 2008) of the Spanish edition of the 210-page
CS Dossier as prepared by Servicio Autónomo de la Propiedad Intelectual
(SAPI), the Intellectual Property agency of the Bolivarian Republic of
Venezuela.

The English version of the release follows the Spanish text.

www.copysouth.org

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Boletín de prensa 28 abril de 2008
ANUNCIANDO LA EDICIÓN EN ESPAÑOL DEL DOSSIER COPIA/SUR
Problemas económicos, politicos e ideológicos del copyright

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