Writing a craft book can be a great way to establish your credibility as an artist and maker, to share your particular methods with a wider audience, and to create a new revenue stream. But eventually, most craft books go out of print—and when they do, what options do you have to reuse your content?
Craft book publisher Martingale has announced that the company will be closing in mid-2023.
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Founded last month by Kerry Bogert, a veteran in the craft publishing industry, Maker Books strives to fill that void, guiding designers and artists through the self-publishing process from start to finish.
The book publishing industry worldwide—though it seems to be shrinking a bit with publishing houses closing, being bought, or filing for bankruptcy—is still on the lookout for original ideas and unique twists on the tried and true when it comes to arts and crafts.
On today’s episode of the Craft Industry Alliance podcast, we’re talking about publishing craft books with my guests, Sara Bercholz and Jennifer Urban-Brown of Roost Books, an imprint of Shambhala. Sara is the Executive Vice President of Shambhala and the publisher of Roost Books. She started Roost Books with Jenn in 2012. Shambhala was started […]
On today’s episode of the Craft Industry Alliance podcast we’re talking about craft publishing with my guest, Amy Marson. Amy is the publisher at C&T Publishing which includes the Stash Books and FunStitch Studio imprints. She’s worked at the company for 16 years. Modern Patchwork by Elizabeth Hartman is one of many modern quilting books […]
On today’s episode of the Craft Industry Alliance podcast we’re talking about craft publishing with my guest, Jennifer Keltner. Jennifer is the publisher and chief visionary officer at Martingale, a leading craft publisher. Many well-known sewing pattern designers have books out with Martingale including Sara Lawson, Pat Sloan, Angela Walters, Christa Watson, Amy Smart, Vanessa […]