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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with ScholasticA self-published children’s picture book that was written to help the author’s son deal with being kept home from school during lockdown has been snapped up by a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-20 07:00:25 UTC ]
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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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The newest self-publishing platform for writers? OnlyFans.

The Internet has opened up new modes of self-publishing for writers: subscription services like Substack and Patreon, online releases on platforms like Gumroad, and even NFTs. Now, we’re seeing the debut (to my knowledge) of a new self-publishing model: writer Aurora Mattia has published her... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-30 16:50:24 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Published Author Moves Brand into Consumer Products

Popular self-published children's author-illustrator Diane Alber is partnering with Surge Licensing to expand her brand and characters globally. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Is a Gamble. Why Is Donald Trump Jr. Doing It?

His next book, “Liberal Privilege,” comes with an unusual distribution plan and no publishing house behind it, making it something of a curiosity in the industry. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-06 09:00:27 UTC ]
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Constable claims self-publishing success Why Women Are Blamed for Everything

Constable is publishing a book this summer exploring the reasons why women are blamed for male violence. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-20 01:16:35 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite acquires self-published yoga book

Yellow Kite will publish The Book of Yoga Self-Practice by Rebecca Anderton-Davies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 15:19:11 UTC ]
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Announcing the 7th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 6th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards! Grand Prize               Steel Hand, Cold Heart by Rachel Menard (rachelmenard.com) Fantasy First Place Willow of Ashes by Ellie Raine  (ellieraine.com)   Honorable Mentions Fog & Mist: The Canens Chronicles,... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-05-05 14:08:04 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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