Will the next Kindle Voyage appear in November and offer a zippier chip for nicer page-changing and other amenities? I find the rumor to be plausible, at least. Now here’s some fun speculation, if you want to call it that, out of China. The next Voyage is supposed to work with an optional solar-powered case. Also, the bezel […]
China's ebook revenues have grown from 150 million yuan (24.5 million U.S. dollars) in 2006 to 4.5 billion yuan in 2014, with an increase of 20.5 percent annually since 2012.
The revenue of digital magazines grew from 500 million yuan in 2006 to 1.43 billion yuan in 2014, said Wei Yushan, head of the the Chinese Academy of Press and Publication (CAPP).
China's digital publishing industry grossed 338.8 billion yuan in 2014, according to Wei.
Here’s heartening news for writers still battling on through a blizzard of rejection slips from publishers: English historical author John Spurling “has won the sixth Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel set in imperial China, The Ten Thousand Things,” despite being rejected 44 times by publishers. According to Spurling’s own statement, “I […]