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iBooks Bestsellers: The Rise of the Self-Published

Five of the top ten titles on the iBooks Bestseller list this week were self-published, including top-slotted 'Just Friends' by Billy Taylor and Vi Keeland's 'Bossman' at #2. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corsair acquires self-published 'Oxygen Thief'

Corsair, an imprint of Little, Brown, has acquired an anonymously authored self-publishing success story called Diary of an Oxygen Thief. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Self-Publishing 2.0’? An Industry Alliance for Indies Calls the Question

Watching for a day when 'generosity flows in both directions,' ALLi's leadership assesses new development—and division—in the indie-publishing sector. The post ‘Self-Publishing 2.0’? An Industry Alliance for Indies Calls the Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Controversial Africa memoir draws fire for Louise Linton, actress, self-published author and Trump dining companion

Until last week, Louise Linton was a little-known Scottish actress living in California, whose most prominent roles were guest spots in the television shows "CSI: NY" and "Cold Case" and the movies "Intruder" and "Cabin Fever." Now, thanks to a self-published memoir she wrote about her... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing and the ‘Curatorial Mark’: A Few Words With Jon Fine

The high view of self-publishing, in Jon Fine's words, is peopled with 'increasingly sophisticated' authors supported by 'increasingly sophisticated consultants'—a movement growing into its own alongside 'the curatorial mark' of trade publishing. The post Self-Publishing and the ‘Curatorial... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Biggest-selling' self-published book of 2016 lands Amazon deal

Self-published author Adam Croft has been snapped up for a publishing deal by Amazon imprint Thomas & Mercer after releasing what he says is the biggest-selling book by a self-published author in 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From paying the bills, to £2,000 a day: making a killing from self-publishing

Her Last Tomorrow, Adam Croft’s latest DIY thriller, lifted his bedroom business into the sales stratosphere. He talks about paying off his mortgage in weeks and why he’s fine with publishers being ‘sniffy’“Could you murder your wife to save your daughter?” That’s the hook for a novel that has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan US acquires self-publishing platform Pronoun

Macmillan Publishers in the US has acquired NYC-based self-publishing platform Pronoun for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Buys Self-Publishing Platform Pronoun

The soup to nuts self-publishing platform originally founded as Vook will become a Macmillan company, and Pronoun's staff, of about 20, will be retained and relocated to Macmillan's New York City headquarters in the Flatiron Building. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publish and be sneered at?

Clare Christian on how attitudes towards self-published authors and books need to change. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Radius Book Group: International Self-Publishing for Those Who Would Rather Not

Looking to handle international as well as domestic content, the newly formed Radius Book Group offers to do it for you — for an as-yet unspecified price. The post Radius Book Group: International Self-Publishing for Those Who Would Rather Not appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published titles '22% of UK ebook market'

Sales of self-published ebooks accounted for 22% of the digital book market in the UK last year, the Nielsen BookInsights Conference today was told, although growth in overall ebook sales is slowing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Subversive Women Who Self-Publish Novels Amid Jihadist War

Photographer Glenna Gordon captures the lives of remarkable women self-publishing romance novels and other stories in northern Nigeria. The post The Subversive Women Who Self-Publish Novels Amid Jihadist War appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2016-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Is self-publishing hot right now?

As more and more writers choose to self-publish, how are these author-entrepreneurs changing the bookselling industry? Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2016-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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January 2016: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The January 2016 selection of reviews from BlueInk Review includes a science fiction novel set in space and a children's picture book about families. The post January 2016: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curation, Discovery, and Marketability: Intellogo Provides Tools for Self-Publishing Platforms

Intellogo Founder and CEO Neil Balthaser examines the challenge of discoverability and provides a solution for the flood of content on self-publishing platforms. The post Curation, Discovery, and Marketability: Intellogo Provides Tools for Self-Publishing Platforms appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The December 2015 starred BlueInk Reviews of self-published books include upbeat romance, a WWII novel and a spy thriller. The post December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guadalajara Book Fair 2015: Self-Publishing On the Rise

Self-publishing is "exploding" in the Spanish language book market, and Penguin Random House is making the U.S. Hispanic market a priority. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A manifesto for self-publishing companies

"Self-publishing companies have long been seen as sharks in the publishing waters," writes Ronan Colgan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, Pressbooks partner on library-based self-publishing

US library digital patron-services provider BiblioBoard and Canadian online book-production specialist Pressbooks are forming a new partnership called Pressbooks Public, designed to let libraries offer e-book-publishing services to their local authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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