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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/10-12/14

Every week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know. An appeals court concurred that digital files can’t be resold. Forbes released its list of 2018’s highest-paid authors. Chronicle Books and LEGO struck a multi-territory publishing deal. The FTC is reviewing Ingram’s possible acquisition of Baker & Taylor. Tin House‘s 20th […]

License to Succeed?

This article was originally published on our parent site for the book publishing industry, Publishing Trends.  * * * Licensing deals have always been popular with publishers. As Publishing Technology COO Randy Petway astutely pointed out in his recent Publishing Perspectives article, “When sales are not something that can be planned for or predicted, publishers rely heavily on brand awareness through licensing deals, both to sell books and open new markets for intellectual property.”  Since the digital revolution, start-ups have taken to buying up licensed properties to give them a jump-start […]