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Panel Recap: Twitter

Panel Recap: Twitter
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On November 8th, 2017 a group of YPGers gathered at Penguin Random House with Social Media Manager Emily Hughes, editor Esi Sogah, and authors Justina Ireland and Katherine Locke to discuss the pros and cons of Twitter. The panelists talked about deciding on their brand, and how that brand has changed over time. Esi...
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Recap: No Country for Old Memes: #YPGDigital Explores Literary Twitter

On Tuesday, March 22nd, YPG members gathered--in person in the back room at Niagara, and online for a live stream over Periscope--for a panel with some of the greats of the literary Twitter community. What better way to recap such an awesome, informative panel than through tweets?
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Have You Heard? The Audiobook Renaissance (#YPGDIGITAL)

Have You Heard? The Audiobook Renaissance (#YPGDIGITAL)
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Audiobooks, the longtime companions of childhood road trips, are experiencing something of a renaissance these days. This phenomenon, created by the combination of award-winning recordings and ease of accessibility, has truly hit its stride. Whether you know nothing about audiobooks (you Jon Snow, you) or listen to them everyday on your morning commute, join...
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No Country for Old Memes: Navigating the World of Literary Twitter (#YPGDIGITAL)

No Country for Old Memes: Navigating the World of Literary Twitter (#YPGDIGITAL)
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Since its launch 10 years ago, Twitter has grown to host more than 300 million active users. Among these users are hundreds of thousands of authors, editors, agents, and readers. The publishing world is such a strong contingent on Twitter that hashtag games like #SnackBooks or #InternetABook often rise to become internationally trending tags....
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YPG Digital: Pub-Casting: Publishing, Storytelling, and Podcasts

YPG Digital: Pub-Casting: Publishing, Storytelling, and Podcasts
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Since the Serial craze, it seems like everyone is listening to and talking about podcasts. The publishing world is no exception. Podcasts are used for innovative storytelling, to discuss the latest books and trends, and in some cases, inspire original books themselves. Learn more about this exciting new phenomenon at our “pub-casting” panel on...
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World Write Web: #YPGDigital’s Panel on Online Writer Communities

World Write Web: #YPGDigital’s Panel on Online Writer Communities
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As the audience filed out of the last taping of David Letterman’s run on the Late Show on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015, a group about twenty publishing professionals and aspiring authors gathered just down the block at the Penguin Random House midtown offices for “Your Guide to Online Writer Communities,” hosted by YPG Writers...
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YPG Digital: Not Your Mother’s Ebook

YPG Digital: Not Your Mother’s Ebook
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Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 23nd from 6:30pm-7:30pm (375 Hudson, 5th Floor, Room 5172) for an in-depth #YPGDigital panel on the next wave of e-publishing in our industry. Apps, animations, and so much more are elevating books to new heights of storytelling innovation. We’ll be joined by experts from across publishing to discuss enhanced e-books and their role in our industry’s future. RSVP...
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#YPGDigital and YPG Writers Present: Your Guide to Online Writer Communities

#YPGDigital and YPG Writers Present: Your Guide to Online Writer Communities
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Whether you’re an editor, an agent, an aspiring writer, or just someone who’s interested in understanding new trends in publishing, this panel is for you! It’s no secret that the journey to becoming an author is no longer as simple as sending a manuscript off to an agency slush pile. We’ll take a deep...
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The Digital Video Revolution in Publishing (#YPGDigital)

The Digital Video Revolution in Publishing (#YPGDigital)
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It’s becoming clear that digital video has a transformative power to shape our industry. Online viewer patterns increase by 50% a year and millions of hours of film are uploaded every day. The new content producers, marketers, and consumers are all on Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram and other video sharing sites, and it’s clear that digital video...
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YPG Digital: The Rise of Digital Video in Publishing

YPG Digital: The Rise of Digital Video in Publishing
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Movie Tie-Ins? So 2012! As online viewer patterns increase by 50% a year and millions of hours of content get uploaded daily, the new content producers are on Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram and other video sharing sites. Join us February 18 from 6:00-7:30pm at Penguin (375 Hudson St.) to hear experts from across the publishing industry discuss how they’re exploring...
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