Publishing humour

The picture proves that booksellers can diversify beyond stationery and coffee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can find a selection of publishing lightbulb jokes on Andrew Wheeler’s blog here. As an example, how about:

Q How many proofreaders does it take to change a light bulb?

A Proofreaders aren’t supposed to change light bulbs. They should simply query them.

Try out the Lisa Simpson book club: see what Lisa is reading or the authors she has met here

You will enjoy this trailer for Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart, which features Edmund White, Jeffrey Eugenides and Jay McInerney: www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfzuOu4UIOU

For an example of a marketing plan, try this piece from the New Yorker

Or you could try this librarian’s video guide to understanding academic copyright

Or this video about the book as disruptive technology

Or this video about the use of the apostrophe

The classic sentence which uses all the letters on a keyboard is:

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

You can see a video of this here

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