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About Scribando’s Monthly Book World Updates: 

Scribando’s Monthly Book World Updates inform you of the most important events of the past month (top news, trends, events, tools) and offer an outlook on the top opportunities of the month ahead. Our concept is simple: You only need one email per month to keep yourself up-to-date on the most important things that are going on in the book and publishing world. One email, no spam, no fluff, just useful content.

TOP NEWS: Top Publishing News for the Month 

UK Publishers Open a ‘Work in Publishing’ Campaign | Learn more
Since Afghanistan banned girls from school, its book trade has plummeted 50%| Learn more
In the UK: Marcus Leaver Announces Gemini Books Group | Learn more
At Guadalajara: Mexico’s Publishers Promote Sustainability, Social Responsibility | Learn more
India – Can the 2024 Kolkata International Book Fair beat 2023’s 2.6 million footfall and £4 million book spend? | Learn more

TOP TRENDS: Publishing Trends to Look Out For

Agents and Editors Aren’t Always Right About Market Potential | Learn more
AI invades ‘word of the year’ lists at Oxford, Cambridge, and Merriam-Webster | Learn more
Wattpad launches Premium Picks | Learn more
Authors Guild creates Generative AI Survey | Learn more
Copyright: Canadian Publishing Calls Out Ottawa’s Inaction | Learn more

TOP OPPORTUNITIES: Current Contests, Promotions & Freebies

Italian Publishers: Toughen Europe’s AI Act Regulations | Learn more
Penguin Announces Book Imprints for Sports Domain | Learn more
Book Awards: An End to Magical Thinking? | Learn more
Understanding Sales Figures for Indie Authors: We Need to Talk About… Numbers | Learn more
Phenomenal First Pages Contest | Learn more

AUTHOR RESOURCES: The Latest Tools, Tutorials & Expert Tips For Authors

Inspirational Indie Author Interview: Sarah Ziegel – Mom Helps Other Parents Navigate Kids’ Autism | Learn more
Finding Your Voice as a Writer| Learn more
How To Create Engaging Content In 2024 | Learn more
Best ideas books of 2023 | Learn more
How to Write a Psychological Thriller: Definition, Tips, and How to Publish | Learn more

BOOK AWARDS: Upcoming Awards for Authors


  • Entry Fee: $55 (1 category)
  • Deadline: 31st December 
  • Genres: All Genres
  • Location: All English Territories | Learn more

 2. Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards

  • Entry Fee: $50 (1 category)
  • Deadline: 22nd December 
  • Genres: All Genres
  • Location: All English Territories | Learn more

3. Feathered Quill Book Awards

  • Entry Fee: $97 (1 category)
  • Deadline: 15th December 
  • Genres: All Genres
  • Location: All English Territories | Learn more