The Infinite Ideas blog

We write on a variety of subjects and often post exclusive ideas by our bestselling authors. We publish a diverse list and our blog reflects this so if you don’t find a post that interests you today check back later in the week and you’ll probably find something that takes your fancy. Happy reading.

The value of a print book in the digital age

30 October 2013 by in Book publishing

Yet another great article from Publishing Perspectives here. It’s arguing about the value in this digital age of print in certain sectors and it’s an argument that we at Infinite Ideas constantly engage with. The rise of e-books over the last few years has been a phenomenon; the effect they have had on the (pretty …
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The future of publishing and writing

9 October 2013 by in Book publishing

We loved this Publishing Perspectives article – the view from Germany on the future of publishing and indeed writing in general. Happily, the ebook market there isn’t standing still. Although ebook reader adoption has been slower to take off in continental Europe (mainly because Amazon – reckoned to be 70+% of the market – have concentrated on …
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New release: A strong song tows us by Richard Burton

8 October 2013 by in Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us, Book publishing

How can it be that one of the greatest and (eventually) most successful British writers of the 20th century could die in unmanageable poverty and be unremembered just twenty-five years after his death? Basil Bunting (1900-1985) was Britain’s greatest modernist poet and yet A strong song tows us: The life of Basil Bunting is the …
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New release: Cognac by Nicholas Faith

2 October 2013 by in Book publishing, Wine and spirits

What is it that inspires people to spend astronomical sums of money on a cask of cognac? And what is it about this golden drink that has even driven people to violence? To put it simply: why is cognac the world’s greatest brandy? Nicholas Faith has the answers in his acclaimed Cognac, an unparalleled collection …
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Content is still king

2 October 2013 by in Book publishing, Business and finance

There’s another great article from Marketing Week here, this time about curated content. The article starts with some amazing numbers. We all know that the Web is rather big, but the actual scale is somewhat breath-taking. According to this article the indexed World Wide Web is estimated to contain nearly 4 billion pages. At the …
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Books for bedtime: Catherine Cooper’s Jack Brenin series

25 September 2013 by in Book publishing

It started in 2009 when Catherine Cooper decided to self-publish her first book: The Golden Acorn. Catherine felt all her dreams had come true when judges named her as the winner of the inaugural Brit Writers’ Award for unpublished writers and the Jack Brenin series was signed in a deal with independent publisher Infinite Ideas. …
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