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Eoin Purcell
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Attended University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Lives in London, UK
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Here's a little piece I wrote about self publishing and traditional publishing from the perspective of authors, publishers and readers! http://eoinpurcellsblog.com/2014/02/21/why-traditional-publishers-should-surrender-to-self-publishing/
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Fine piece by Hugh Howey on the fact that most books don't sell.
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Lovely piece on imprints from ROGER TAGHOLM 
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Profane, rude and totally awesome review for what sound like awesome cheesecakes!
Gorgeous flavoured cheesecake comes to Dublin's south william street with the launch of a shop that is going to deliver some of the nicest cake
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Oooh lovely. I will be a regular customer  with my nose pressed against the window.
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Go on, give them a vote!
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Great picture!
This is what it feels like to use the Web sometimes: That's from National Geographic's excellent Found blog; Porters transport
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Very interest piece on revitalizing former bestselling authors as ebooks:

"Although e-book sales nationwide appear flat, HarperCollins told investors in December that its digital backlist revenue was up 40% from a year earlier in the September quarter. Those gains came as the sale of physical books continues to sputter, declining 2.4% from the prior year to 502 million units in 2013, according to Nielsen BookScan."

Strikes me that this is just one pointer towards the fact that backlist is becoming as competitive as front list and requiring more marketing dollars and time too.
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be interesting to see if anyone gets these...given what he was doing isn't necessary now
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Yup, awesome movie, great analysis!
A meditation on Groundhog Day's relationship to genre.
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We went a little mad about Fraughan's earlier this month, picking them, making jam and jam tarts and basically enjoying them hugely!

>> http://www.fromanirishoven.com/2013/08/07/recipe-fraughan-jam/
So we made our fraughan berry jam. It's pretty straightforward to be honest. We used sugar jam which has added pectin to help the set and I'd heartily advise in favour of using it too, but there ar...
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So these came in with a submission, we are looking more kindly on the writer as you might imagine! #cookies  
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UK Leader, Amazon Publishing
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  • Amazon Publishing
    Leader APub UK, 2014 - present
  • Green Lamp Media
    Owner, 2009 - 2014
  • New Island Books
    Commissioning Editor, 2011 - 2014
  • Nonsuch Ireland
    Publishing Manager, 2004 - 2007
  • Mercier Press
    Commissioning Editor, 2007 - 2009
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Dublin, Ireland - Dublin, Ireland - Cork, Ireland
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Introduction
I live and work in London, England where I am UK Leader for Amazon Publishing.
Education
  • University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • De La Salle College, Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland
  • St. Joseph's Boy's National School, Terenure, Dublin, Ireland
  • Presentation Primary School, Terenure, Dublin, Ireland
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Time was that publishers named houses after themselves and editors aspired to run an eponymous imprint. But with today's corporatization, eg

Groundhog Day Succeeds by Breaking the Rules of Every Genre | Tor.com
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A meditation on Groundhog Day's relationship to genre.

Don’t Anyone Put Me in Charge | Hugh Howey
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By my count, half of the top 10 bestselling science fiction authors on Amazon right now are self-published or published with Amazon. Leading

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