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Bookstat chart: Ross' The Shrine makes a pilgrimage to the top

L J Ross' The Shrine, the self-published author's latest DCI Ryan title, has divined straight into the Bookstat e-book number one. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 22:56:13 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Kay and Ross ‘most-read’ since Christmas Day

Adam Kay’s Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) and Ryan’s Christmas by self-published author L.J. Ross were the most read books since Christmas Day, according to Amazon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 10:20:56 UTC ]
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W F Howes snaps up audio for new trilogy from L J Ross

Audiobook and large-print publisher W F Howes has acquired the Dr Alexander Gregory trilogy by self-published author Louise Ross. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-04 18:27:22 UTC ]
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Trapeze signs blogger's running novel

Trapeze has signed a novel by Elle Spellman, a former book blogger and self-published author, after she approached the publisher on Twitter.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A 68-year-old aspiring writer accuses the Iowa Writers' Workshop of age discrimination

A 68-year-old man who was rejected by the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, claiming he was discriminated against because of his age. Dan Thomson, a former lawyer and self-published author, was among the 97% of applicants to the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tempest, Beale and Alexander championed in next W H Smith Fresh Talent dozen

The city of New York and themes of loneliness and disconnection are prevalent among the titles championed in the new W H Smith Fresh Talent promotion, which includes one self-published author. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-24 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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'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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HarperCollins graduate scheme re-opens

HarperCollins has reopened its graduate programme for 2015, with applicants now asked to make an application online with a home-made video interview. During the video, applicants will have to describe the best designed product they can think of, and explain how they would persuade a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Becoming a (Self) Publisher

Nick Ruffilo transitioned from technologist to a self-published author, and shares tips and lessons learned from experiments with various platforms. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Choc Lit deal for self-published author

Choc Lit has bought world rights in self-published author Kirsty Ferry’s adult fantasy The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan deal for self-published author

Pan Macmillan has acquired five self-published and two unpublished novels by bestselling ebook... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published book among Commonwealth regional winners

A self-published author has featured among the regional winners of the Commonwealth Book Prize.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin takes Breathing series by self-published author

Penguin Children's has snapped up rights to The Breathing series by self-published author... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spalding success for Amazon

Amazon UK has announced another self-published author has sold well though its retail site,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moving Beyond Self-Publishing

John Locke found fame as the first self-published author to sell one million Kindle ebooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gollancz buys self-published adventure series

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 15:41 Gollancz is hoping to reignite interest in the adventure game books of the 1980s after buying two books by a self-published author. Editor Marcus Gipps bought world rights to two books in the DestinyQuest series by Michael J... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S to publish ebook star John Locke

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 15:00 Simon & Schuster US has signed a deal to publish the physical editions of John Locke's Donovan Creed novels in North America. In June, Locke became the first self-published author to sell more than one million ebooks... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published author hits one million Kindle sales

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 14:31 John Locke has become the first self-published author to sell more than one million ebooks through Amazon. The author used Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing platform to publish and sell his titles. He joins Stieg Larsson,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corvus acquires seven from self-published author

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 08:15 Corvus has acquired seven books from self-published author Nick Alexander, whose title The Missing Boyfriend was in the top 10 in the Kindle paid-for charts for six weeks. Senior editor Laura Palmer bought world English... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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