Tag: Stieg Larsson

5 Questions Writers and Readers Should Be Asking About Brexit

5 Questions Writers and Readers Should Be Asking About Brexit

As we are now in a post-thinking society, I’ve decided to pose some questions relating to the publishing world after Brexit, and what it’s all going to mean for writers and readers. Warning: this post contains no fake news, and one shocking lean towards optimism.

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The Book Awards The Big Guys Don’t Want You To Know About

The Book Awards The Big Guys Don't Want You To Know About

It’s time for a new set of book awards, which more accurately reflect the modern industry. So who will win the prize for ‘Most Profitable Resurrection Of A Dead Author’? What about ‘Book Club Darling Most Likely To Cause Smugness When The Movie Comes Out’? Or ‘Most Blatant Exploitation of The Book-Buying Public’? Read on to find out.

Yay! A New Book By Your Favourite Author! Except It Isn’t

I hope you’re ready for another barrage of articles about the new Stieg-Larsson-Not-Stieg-Larsson, because they’re queuing up like full bladders at a music festival Portaloo. But first, at the risk of incontinence, I would myself like to discuss the marketing phenomenon that is ‘Continuation Fiction’.* In the world of Continuation Fiction, the characters live on, even if the authors don’t. Or indeed,…