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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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Five years and 2m copies later, self-published author lands UK book deal

Norfolk-based crime writer JM Dalgliesh topped the Amazon and Kindle bestsellers before being signed by a traditional publisher In 2018, JM Dalgliesh was a stay-at-home father when he sent his first crime novel to six literary agents, only to receive polite rejection letters – or no response at... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-17 09:00:23 UTC ]
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Amazon restricts authors from self-publishing more than three books a day after AI concerns

The company announced the new limitations after an influx of suspected AI-generated material was listed for sale but said that ‘very few’ publishers will be affectedAmazon has created a new rule limiting the number of books that authors can self-publish on its site to three a day, after an... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-20 16:22:58 UTC ]
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Self-publishers must declare if content sold on Amazon’s site is AI-generated

Retailer announces new rules for its Kindle Direct Publishing forum after complaints about AI-produced works being sold under human writers’ namesAmazon has introduced new rules and guidance for Kindle books generated by artificial intelligence tools, including the requirement that authors... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-11 17:08:53 UTC ]
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Survey Finds Self-Published Authors Making Gains

The median income for self-published authors increased substantially in 2022 compared to 2021, to $12,749 last year—more than the median for authors published by traditional houses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Epic lets developers self-publish on the Games Store

It's now much easier for game studios to release their work on the Epic Games Store. Epic has introduced long-awaited self-publishing tools that let anyone release games through its storefront. They'll have to pay $100 per title and meet certain requirements (more on those in a moment), but they... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-03-09 16:20:56 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Is Thriving, According to Bowker Report

According to Bowker, more than two million new ISBNs have been issued for indie books each year since 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Just Do It (Yourself): A History of Self-Publishing

Born of necessity—or as a last resort—self-publishing is now the preferred choice of millions of authors, writes ‘BookLife’ reviews editor Alan Scherstuhl Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Made Simple: Spotlight on Draft2Digital

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the self-publishing services provider offers easy-to-use, free tools to help indie authors publish books and find readers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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