Industry News / Storytelling

A Convergence of Worlds: How fan fiction is poised to shake up the publishing industry

Do you know which film is currently at the top of the box office? Let me give you a hint: it’s based on the only book club pick that my mother didn’t feel comfortable toting to the beach. It’s based on what is arguably the most provocative and inflammatory bestseller of the past several years. … Continue reading

Storytelling / Video

Jackie Carothers, “The turkey with a wooden leg”

Storyteller Jackie Carothers performs the story about “The Turkey with a Wooden Leg”, at the Waverley Pub on the Royal Mile.     This video is part of Storytelling on Stage, an interactive article in Publishers Inc 2015, our publishing-themed magazine iPad app, now available to download for free in Apple’s app store! ( or … Continue reading

Project Updates

A Travel Teaser

Looking for travel inspiration for that upcoming holiday? Fancy somewhere ‘off the beaten track’ and literary inspired? Well look no further than the 2015 Publishers Inc edition. This year our team highlights 3 travel destinations, solely inspired by authors and their stories. For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea, and A … Continue reading

Industry News / Project Updates

Marketing Masterclass for SME publishers… in an app near you this summer

Publisher-agnostic marketing is the way to go if publishers want to put readers first. That is the view of Sam Missingham, Head of Audience Development at Harper Collins UK. Sam certainly lit up the audience at this year’s Publishing Scotland book trade conference with her demonstration of how much fun collaboration can be while still hitting … Continue reading

Events / Industry News / Miscellaneous / Project Updates


In the run-up to World Book Day 2015, Publishers Inc want to know what drives you up the proverbial publishing wall! We want authors, agents, publishers, comic writers, readers, illustrators, pre-press heroes, printers and distributors… not to mention everyone in between. Tell us your woes on twitter using the hashtag #publishingroom101 and @PubInc2015. Continue reading