Posts tagged Rizzoli
French writers get serious about self publishing – and co-publishing
December 18, 2013 | 4:15 pm
Encouraging evidence that French writers, rather than French politicians, are not inherently hostile to the new environment of digital disruption and self publishing, and even see ways to make it work for them, comes in the form of this post in the Francophone blog L'édition innove, the blog of the Labo de l'édition, Paris's two-year-old publishing laboratory, set up to bridge the gap between traditional publishing and the new digital technologies. The post covers self publishing alternatives already open to French writers as well as Anglophones, such as Kindle Direct Publishing or the implementation of Kobo Writing Life in cooperation with the...
In Italy, Train Passengers Now Enjoy Free E-Books
December 27, 2012 | 2:09 pm
If you're the type who regularly follows international news of the ever-expanding e-book scene, you may have already heard about the unusual business collaboration between the Italian book publishing company known as RSC Libri, and the Italian train company, ITV. The partnership, which was announced at The Bookseller's FutureBook 2012 conference in London, and which has been dubbed E-books Aboard!, "will give passengers on Italian trains free access [to] e-books," according to The Bookseller. The general idea, as the post explains, is "to study the way consumers read and discover digital content." Assuming the experiment leads to any particularly eye-opening findings, it'll probably be...