#Self-publishing

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Slowdown in Self-Publishing Drops Publishing Revenue at Salem

First quarter revenue fell 7.6% in Salem Media Group's publishing division which it attributed to a slowdown in author acquisitions in its self-publishing business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray Learning buys self-made man's self-published bestseller

John Murray Learning has bought a self-published bestseller, Life Leverage, by Rob Moore. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How self-published novel Jalan Jalan took flight with an Asian publisher

Mike Stoner couldn’t find a publisher for his story of an expat’s dark days in Indonesia – until he looked eastAs soon as I read Mike Stoner’s self-published novel, Jalan Jalan, I had a feeling that it ought to be able to find a commercial publisher. The book was the last winner of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen: Self-Publishing Now More Like Traditional Publishing

With £58 million in sales and 5% of the UK book market in 2014, self-publishing is gaining further acceptance with readers, reports Nielsen. The post Nielsen: Self-Publishing Now More Like Traditional Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests “self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.” The post Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Publishing Crowd Gathers in London to Discuss Self-Publishing

Self-publishing pros observed that the self-publishing vs. traditional publishing debate may be moot: it's all publishing. But what you want from it depends on you. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Self-Publishing and Open Access Viable for Art Publishing?

A German art foundation is experimenting with an open-access self-published monograph as an ebook. Could this be a model for other institutions looking for greater exposure? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Self-Publishing Counterbalance Trade Publishing Consolidation?

More traditional publishers will likely merge over the next decade, further consolidating power. but as self-publishers continue to organize, they offer a viable alternative. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Self-Publishing: Should Publishers Be Worried?

Self-publishing an essay through Amazon is a reminder of the benefits of a traditional publishing house. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2012-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW: publishers 'should learn from self-publishers on pricing'

Publishers need to look to how self-published authors price their ebooks, improve the quality of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple launches self-publishing app, partners with textbook publishers

Apple has announced a new multimedia app called iBooks Author, allowing writers to create their... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Formerly Self-Published Italian Author Lands Netflix Series

Netflix will produce a new series titled 'Zero,' an Italian-language show based on the work of 27-year-old Antonio Dikele Distefano, a formerly self-published Italian author whose books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies since he signed with Mondadori. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Imprint RealClearBooks Aims ‘To Disrupt’ the Political Market With Self-Publishing

In a new venture in assisted self-publishing in political books, RealClearPolitics and Gotham Ghostwriters are working with 'hybrid' publisher Amplify. The post New Imprint RealClearBooks Aims ‘To Disrupt’ the Political Market With Self-Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-13 05:50:40 UTC ]
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Fyre Festival founder plans to self-publish a memoir called ‘Promythus: The God of Fyre’

The man who founded the famously ill-fated Fyre Festival plans to tell his story in a self-published memoir. Billy McFarland, who is serving a six-year sentence in federal prison, is writing a book with the unconventionally spelled title "Promythus: The God of Fyre.” McFarland is writing the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-06 17:50:00 UTC ]
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Plagiarism, ‘book-stuffing’, clickfarms ... the rotten side of self-publishing

Scams are rife, particularly when some authors can rake in thousands each month – but high-profile victims of plagiarism warn ‘day of reckoning is coming’Nora Roberts is one of the world’s most popular authors. She’s written more than 200 novels, tackled topics from romance to murder and sold... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Selfies Award Announces Its First Self-Published Shortlist

While news of book and publishing awards proliferates, the Selfies are being introduced in the UK this year as a competition among independent authors. The post The UK’s Selfies Award Announces Its First Self-Published Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bungie will self-publish 'Destiny' in split with Activision

Bungie is about to take greater control of Destiny's... well, destiny. The studio has reached a deal with Activision that will hand over the publishing rights to the shared-world shooter franchise. According to the company, it's "ready" to publish on... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Number of Self-Published Titles Cracked 1 Million in 2017

A big gain in the number of self-published print ISBNs issued in 2017 offset a drop in the number of ISBNs issued for ebooks by self-published authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French bookshops revolt after prize selects novel self-published on Amazon

Booksellers refuse to ‘jump into the wolf’s mouth’ and order Marco Koskas’ Renaudot-longlisted novel onlineFrench booksellers have called on literary judges to “defend books and not those who threaten them”, after one of France’s most prestigious prizes selected a self-published novel available... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookouture signs two thrillers from bestselling self-published author

Bookouture has struck a deal for two new psychological thrillers with the author of number one ebook bestseller Silent Child. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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