ChatGPT and Midjourney used to write and illustrate a children's book. Waterstones demands 85% discount from publishers, and will streaming content become fee and ad supported rather than subscription-based?
The Writers' Guild's launches new self-publishing guide, and Tertullia, a new AI book discovery app that's partnered with Ingram.
Spotify is ready to start audiobook trials. Waterstones’ continuing warehouse wobbles. Writers receive basic income in Ireland.
Penguin Random House takeover of Simon & Schuster goes to court. Netflix to pay writers $42m. Waterstones struggles with stock orders.
Overdrive, Pratilipi, and Substack offer new opportunities for going wide, and the book industry starts to reopen.
The subscription model might be changing the industry in ways we hadn't thought, Amazon ebook antitrust case latest.
The sale of Wattpad to Naver, Audible's small movement on returns policy, and Rolling Stone's vanity publishing
James Daunt commits to ebooks and Nook, what's happening with Independent Bookstore Day, Spotify moves into audiobooks.
The fate of audiobooks during the coronavirus crisis is unclear: some publishers are very concerned but in Europe streaming is booming. And Publishers Weekly launch #booksareessential
Internet Archive and its National Emergency Library sparks piracy claims, print sales in crisis while Storytel capitalises on digital boom
How CoVid 19 is changing the way the book industry works from writers helping writers to how we think of books. And questions about Bookstat
Educational publishing offers opportunities for indies, as does the changing way people are reading - more on mobiles, less on ereaders.