Download E-Book-Piraterie im deutsch- und englischsprachigen Raum by Melina Tsiamos PDF

By Melina Tsiamos

Das Geschäft mit Raubkopien boomt und setzt Kulturschaffende zunehmend unter Druck – auch abseits der traditionell pirateriegeplagten Musik- und Filmindustrie. Das wachsende Geschäft mit E-Books stellt die Buchbranche vor neue Herausforderungen. Bücher werden in großem Ausmaß raub­kopiert und im net verbreitet.
Melina Tsiamos gibt einen Einblick in die aktuellen Entwicklungen im noch jungen E-Book-Geschäft und analysiert die Piraterie-Aktivitäten rund um das elektronische Buch.

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Download Going Solo: How to Survive & Thrive as a Freelance Writer by Bobbi Linkemer PDF

By Bobbi Linkemer

Freelance writing is an inventive, intensely own occupation. On one hand, it truly is a ways too complicated to be captured by means of an easy formulation for fulfillment; at the different, it does yield its secrets and techniques through the years to people who perform it. As an artist, craftsman, and entrepreneur, there's no freelancer who wouldn’t enjoy the recommendation of a professional mentor. Going Solo has 3 sections:

1) GETTING began: What It Takes to Make It as a contract author, explores “what it takes to make it”—the strengths, abilities, and features which are precious for fulfillment.
2) discovering concentration: tips on how to Carve Out Your area of interest as a contract author, appears to be like on the selection among attempting to “do all of it” (writing approximately something for someone in any media) and turning into recognized for a selected distinctiveness (subject topic, undefined, form of communications, sort, or genre).
3) BALANCING ACT: tips on how to Play the numerous Roles of a contract author examines the problem each entrepreneur faces—how to assign equivalent time and effort on your company lifestyles, your own existence, and your internal life.

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Download Writing for the Educational Market: Informational Books for by Laura Purdie Salas PDF

By Laura Purdie Salas

totally up-to-date in 2017! the tutorial industry bargains writers a good chance to damage in to nonfiction/informational writing and in addition to take care of a just a little regular paintings stream as soon as you’re validated. this whole advisor will lead you step-by-step via studying approximately this marketplace, drawing close publishers for assignments, and finishing your paintings in a certified demeanour.

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About the writer: Laura Purdie Salas has written greater than a hundred twenty five books for the academic industry, together with 8 nice Planets (winner of the 2010 Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award); photo your self Writing Poetry (IRA - 2012 academics' Choices), shades of Fall, From Seed to Daisy, and Write your individual Poetry (Association of academic Publishers' 2008 uncommon fulfillment Award - winner). She is additionally the writer of many alternate poetry and nonfiction books for the mainstream bookstall industry. for more information, please stopover at:

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Download The Rise of Writing: Redefining Mass Literacy by Deborah Brandt PDF

By Deborah Brandt

hundreds of thousands of american citizens generally spend part their operating day or extra with their arms on keyboards and their minds on audiences - writing loads, actually, that they have got much less time and urge for food for analyzing. during this hugely expected sequel to her award-winning Literacy in American Lives, Deborah Brandt strikes past laments in regards to the decline of studying to target the increase of writing. What occurs whilst writing overtakes examining because the foundation of people's day-by-day literate adventure? How does a societal shift towards writing have an effect on the ways in which humans increase their literacy and comprehend its price? Drawing on contemporary interviews with those who write on a daily basis, Brandt explores this significant flip within the improvement of mass literacy and examines the intense demanding situations it poses for America's academic undertaking and civic health.

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Download The Legends of the Saints in Old Norse-Icelandic Prose by Kirsten Wolf PDF

By Kirsten Wolf

Saints’ legends shape a considerable section of previous Norse–Icelandic literature, and will be present in greater than 400 manuscripts or fragments of manuscripts courting from presently ahead of the 12th century to the 1700s.
With The Legends of the Saints in previous Norse–Icelandic Prose, Kirsten Wolf has undertaken a whole revision of the fifty-year-old handlist The Lives of the Saints in outdated Norse Prose. This up-to-date handlist organizes saints’ names, manuscripts, and versions of person lives with references to the approximate dates of the manuscripts, in addition to smooth Icelandic variants and translations. each one access concludes with secondary literature in regards to the legend in query. those beneficial properties mix to make The Legends of the Saints in outdated Norse–Icelandic Prose a useful source for students and scholars within the field.

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Download Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich (New by Michele K. Troy PDF

By Michele K. Troy

The first publication concerning the Albatross Press, a Penguin precursor that entered into an uneasy dating with the Nazi regime to maintain Anglo-American literature alive lower than fascism

The Albatross Press was once, from its beginnings in 1932, a “strange bird”: a cultural outsider to the 3rd Reich yet an financial insider. It used to be funded by way of British-Jewish pursuits. Its director was once rumored to paintings for British intelligence. A precursor to Penguin, it dispensed either middlebrow fiction and works via edgier modernist authors corresponding to D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and Ernest Hemingway to keen continental readers. but Albatross revealed and bought its paperbacks in English from the center of Hitler’s Reich.

In her unique and elegantly researched historical past, Michele okay. Troy finds how the Nazi regime tolerated Albatross—for either fiscal and propaganda gains—and how Albatross exploited its insider place to maintain Anglo-American books alive below fascism. In so doing, Troy exposes the contradictions in Nazi censorship whereas providing an interesting detective tale, a background, a nuanced research of fellows and reasons, and a cautionary tale.

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Download Schreiben ist nichts für Feiglinge: Buchmarkt für Anfänger by Hans Peter Roentgen PDF

By Hans Peter Roentgen

Ein Augenöffner für Nachwuchsautoren.

In zwanzig Jahren hat Hans Peter Roentgen auf zahlreichen Seminaren und Treffen, in Foren und Diskussionszirkeln Autoren kennengelernt, die alle eins verband: Sie hatten keinen Verlag. Doch im Laufe der Jahre änderte sich das. Einige konnten sogar Bestsellerkarrieren starten. Wie es dazu kam, die unterschiedlichen Wege zur Veröffentlichung, schildert er hier.
Auch wie Verlage arbeiten, welche Bedeutung Online-Rezensionen haben und das Feuilleton, wie Verlage zu neuen Autoren kommen, wo und wie sich Bücher verkaufen, kurz: Alles Wissenswerte rund um den Buchmarkt.

Mit Interviews bekannter Verlagslektoren, Literaturagenten und Betreiber von Internetforen.

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Download The Aspiring Entrepreneurship Scholar: Strategies and Advice by Dean A. Shepherd PDF

By Dean A. Shepherd

This publication bargains necessary perception and suggestion on how doctoral scholars and junior school can prevail as an entrepreneurship pupil. It invitations them to imagine entrepreneurially to spot learn possibilities, deal with the booklet method, in attaining excellence within the lecture room, safe a college place, and construct a examine list worthwhile of promoting and tenure. Drawing from his event as a study pupil, editor, evaluate board member, mentor, and reviewer of many advertising and tenure instances, writer Dean Shepherd deals concepts and different items of recommendation for navigating the stumbling blocks which can hinder a profitable scholarly career.
This ebook offers an outline and roadmap to aid entrepreneurship students be successful, and stimulates notion and dialogue for doctoral scholars and junior and senior college to contemplate as they give the impression of being to advance the subsequent new release in academia.

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