#Self-publishing

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Ehrlin: 'children's book world shouldn't fear self-publishing

The children’s book world should not be scared of self- publishing, according to Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, the Swedish author behind the bestselling picture book The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, which shot to number one in the Amazon.co.uk book chart before the author signed any deals with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Self-Published Book Covers Are Better Than You Think

CompletelyNovel's 'Lord of the Book Covers' competition revealed many indie authors are using the same professional designers as traditional houses. The post Why Self-Published Book Covers Are Better Than You Think appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing platform Pronoun launches

Pronoun, a new self-publishing platform backed by venture capitalist firms, has launched today (24th September). Formed in May, the platform brings together the "technology, data, and expertise" developed by multimedia publishing platform, Vook; data and analytics platform, Booklr; and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We Review the Self-Published ‘Now That I’m a Ghost, I’m Gay’

Here's our review of "Now That I'm a Ghost, I'm Gay," which---let's be real---is an amazing title. The post We Review the Self-Published ‘Now That I’m a Ghost, I’m Gay’ appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Self-Published Authors Can Go Global

The Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives offer a full-day program in October on international opportunities for self-published authors. The post How Self-Published Authors Can Go Global appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #international opportunities #self-published authors #global appeared


Tokyopop Returns with New Manga, Self-Publishing App

Once the publishing leader of the U.S. “manga revolution,” Tokyopop has been making plans for a return to publishing since it shut down U.S. operations in 2011. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September 2015: Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books. The post September 2015: Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #monthly selection #blueink review #self-published books #top reviews


Swede Self-Publishes Book to Put Kids to Sleep, Becomes Bestseller

A Swedish self-published book, The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, uses hypnotism to put kids to sleep and it's selling, but there's backlash. The post Swede Self-Publishes Book to Put Kids to Sleep, Becomes Bestseller appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Self-Published 'Rabbit' Sleep Book Top 29,000

After selling roughly 300 copies prior to last week, self-published picture book 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep' moved more than 29,000 print copies in the week ended August 23. It's also rumored that the book were acquired by Random House for seven figures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Is Good for You … and Authors and the Book Industry

The real beneficiary of the DIY book boom is the publishing industry itself. The post Self-Publishing Is Good for You … and Authors and the Book Industry appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The State of Self-Publishing in Germany

In a new survey on self-publishing in Germany, indie authors report more satisfaction, longer term commitments to self-publishing, and wariness of traditional publishers. The post The State of Self-Publishing in Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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August 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

Our August 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, ranges from fantasy to middle grade, memoir to self-help The post August 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #middle grade #blueink review #self-published books #top reviews


IndieReader’s Top 10 Five-star Reviews of Self-Published Books

A selection of the top ten books that have received five star reviews on IndieReader, a service which reviews self-published books. The post IndieReader’s Top 10 Five-star Reviews of Self-Published Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads snaps up Volpe self-published memoir

Two Roads has acquired an originally self-published memoir by the general manager of Opera Holland Park. Michael Volpe’s Noisy at the Wrong Times was chosen by The Bookseller’s Caroline Sanderson as an Independent Author pick in April, and was named by the Sunday Times as one of its “100... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Published Audiobook Rights on the Rise, says IPR License

IPR License is reporting that demand for self-publishing audiobook rights has risen 58% over the first half of 2015. The post Self-Published Audiobook Rights on the Rise, says IPR License appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Published Survival Guide to Bullying Goes Big

Aija Mayrock, a 19-year-old author, found surprising success when her self-published 'The Survival Guide to Bullying' was picked up by Scholastic. The post Self-Published Survival Guide to Bullying Goes Big appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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July 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

Our July 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, focuses on a variety of nonfiction titles. The post July 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #nonfiction titles #blueink review #self-published books #top reviews


Amazon May Pay Self-Published Authors No More Than $0.006 Per Page Read

So much for writing short.Last month, Amazon took a page out of Spotify's playbook, electing to start paying its self-published authors by the page rather than per download. The new model was put into action Wednesday—and it looks like the e-commerce giant may now pay writers no more than $0.006... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pay writers #e-commerce giant #self-published authors #start paying #page read


Amazon set to pay self-published authors as little as $0.006 per page read

Writers of shorter works could lose out on revenue as company’s Kindle Owners Lending Library and Kindle Unlimited no longer pay per copy downloadedSelf-published authors could be paid as little as $0.006 per page read under new rules planned by Amazon.Writers who make their works available... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Changing the Perception of Self-Publishing

Josh Brody, CEO of Pronoun (ex-Vook), outlines his company's aims in refashioning itself as an author-first digital publishing and distribution platform. The post Changing the Perception of Self-Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #distribution platform #digital publishing #self-publishing appeared