The Week in Writing and Publishing 4th March 2012

A roundup from the last week of interesting content from the web:

A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/02/24/childrens-picturebooks/

Like a Kickstarter for photojournalism, Emphas.is helps finance visual storytelling

http://thenextweb.com/media/2012/02/26/like-a-kickstarter-for-photojournalism-emphas-is-helps-finance-visual-storytelling/?awesm=tnw.to_1DSlx

The Secrets of Story Structure, Pt. 1: Why Should Authors Care?

http://wordplay-kmweiland.blogspot.com/2012/02/secrets-of-story-structure-pt-1-why.html

Wirecast Pro for Mac 4.1.3: A close look at a powerful webcasting tool

http://www.tuaw.com/2012/02/26/wirecast-pro-for-mac-4-1-3-a-close-look-at-a-powerful-webcastin/

Author Blogging 101: 11 Sources of Organic Traffic

http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2012/02/author-blogging-101-11-sources-of-organic-traffic/

Could Your Self-Published Book Pass THIS Test?

http://catherineryanhoward.com/2012/02/27/could-your-self-published-book-pass-this-test/

Penguin E-Books Sales Revenue Doubles, Driving Company Profits

http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2012/penguin-e-books-sales-revenue-doubles-driving-company-profits/

E-books, The Giant Disruption

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/feb/27/ebooks-giant-disruption-publishing?utm_source=Publishers+Weekly%27s+PW+Daily&utm_campaign=ba874d04f8-UA-15906914-1&utm_medium=email

The rebirth of reading

http://www.economistgroup.com/leanback/audience/the-rebirth-of-reading/

I Almost Bought a Book Today: Why I’m Friends With Amazon

http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/PWxyz/2012/02/28/i-almost-bought-a-book-today-why-im-friends-with-amazon/

Analyst: Publishers Seeing Steady Print Declines Should Ready for Steep Drop

http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2012/analyst-publishers-seeing-steady-print-declines-should-ready-for-steep-drop/

The top 10 ways to create digital magazines

http://www.netmagazine.com/features/top-10-ways-create-digital-magazines

The Writer’s Job

http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2012/feb/28/writers-job/

Writing on the Ether

http://janefriedman.com/2012/03/01/writing-on-the-ether-27/

A Beginner’s Guide to Combining Multiple Fonts

http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/design/beginners-guide-combine-multiple-fonts/

Penguin’s new app wants to build a community of teen vampire fans – and change publishing

http://thenextweb.com/media/2012/03/02/penguins-new-app-wants-to-build-a-community-of-teen-vampire-fans-and-change-publishing/?awesm=tnw.to_1DWKj

Publishing Perspectives : PP Appreciation: Ex-Marvel Man, Pariah, Blogger Jim Shooter

http://publishingperspectives.com/2012/03/pp-appreciation-ex-marvel-man-pariah-blogger-jim-shooter/

 

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