Of course, for like every publisher on the planet, I feel it as a threat to our existence: self-publish means publishing without a publisher.
Are we going to continue to live if the world doesn’t need us?
Why I think it is great
In the past, when you wanted to put something into writing, you had to go to a printer or a publisher and ask him if he would agree to invest time and money to print it and make it available to the public.
That’s it. Every year in Livres Hebdo I look at where we are in the Classement and in 2016, we have reached another level. According to this magazine, Leduc.s editions, the French publishing company I co-founded with my father in 2002 is now in the top 40 of French publishing groups.
The sales in France only has reached a level of Euro 7,49 Million in 2016. It represents a growth of 23% compared to 2015… And it doesn’t include Eddison Books sales since the financial statements were not done at that time. Continue reading “Roaring Forties”
After long discussions, we have decided to change the name of the imprint in which we publish books in the UK.
During the last years, it was Connections Publishing but we decided to simplify: now the imprint is going to be the same as the company. The Connections logo is going to last as long as the stock of what we have left but we change it on every reprint.