Checklist for writing a good crime story, writing tips and National Crime Writing Month 2012

Bloomsbury Institute enters reader events market and Tindall Street Press launch Creative Writing Programme

The Crime Writers' Association to launch exciting new initiatives for crime fiction fans in 2012

Sales and profit drop at book wholesaler Gardners expands publishing arm by acquiring children's books list from Marshall Cavendish

Choosing a title for a crime novel - Pauline Rowson, crime author discusses

Publisher Bloomsbury launches online service for unpublished authors

Constable and Robinson to launch a new commercial fiction imprint

Ebury Press appoint editorial director for science fiction and fantasy

Orbit Short Fiction expands publishing programme from the USA to the UK

What Do Writers Really Earn? A Survey by the Authors Licensing and Collecting Society

Good Housekeeping launches writing a novel competition with the chance to get published and a £25,000 advance

Atlantic Books appoints new editorial director

Waterstone's James Daunt to be keynote speaker at IPG's 50th conference March 2012

Stationery retailer Viking moves into bookselling

Templar unveils ambitious growth plan for young fiction and young adult fiction

Sci-fi and fantasy specialist Angry Robot is setting up a Young Adult Imprint

The Romantic Novelists' Association restructures awards and adds new logo

New appointmentst at Quadrille and Harvill Secker Publishers

World Book Day set for another revamp for 2012

Physical book sales down year-on-year in October

Kobo to move into publishing in 2012

Bernard Shaw Musicals Competition launches to find new writing talent

Publisher Faber on self publishing bandwagon

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An especially good series hero with real problems is the key to creating a good crime novel

The CWA Announces Debut Dagger Competition 2012 for budding crime writers

The Book Depository and Amazon Cleared to Merge

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Amazon profits crumble after heavy Kindle investment

Expansion for publishers with new lists and staff appointments

Ticktock Books placed in Voluntary Liquidation & New Holland lays off staff

New talk added to CSI Portsmouth event - Crime Author Pauline Rowson on Writing the Crime Novel

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Warren Adler on Books to Movies

Amazon expands its publishing arm to include Sci Fi, Fantasy and Horror Novels

Chance to win a free place on a Guardian Creative Writing Masterclass

Publisher Atlantic makes losses in "dreadful" 2010

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2010 profits fall at Canongate

Independent Publisher Beautiful Books enters administration

Faber Academy launches new website with creative writing tips and videos

Publishers should not make the same mistakes the record industry made

Printed book sales rose in September on August, but down on 2010

Crime author Pauline Rowson to appear on Angel Radio and Vectis Radio Isle of Wight

Beautiful Books facing administration and Literary agent Georgia Garrett has left A P Watt

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Victorian Crime Fiction, Sherlock Holmes, the modern detective novel and TV programme - Neil McCaw at CSI Portsmouth - 5 Nov.

Children's book sales outperform the rest of the market in first half of 2011

The top genres among e-book owners are crime and thriller which is seeing an increase in sales

Chick lit sales suffer as recession bites in Britain