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Facing the ‘Hard Truth’: An Indie Reading List

Here at BookLife, we’ve compiled our own list of titles from self-published authors that address systemic racism and police brutality; explore African American history; or that otherwise reflect the diverse lived experiences of black individuals in America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Selfies Book Awards Announce Shortlist

'Publishers Weekly' and the U.K.'s' BookBrunch' announced the five titles chosen for the shortlist for the Selfies book awards for self-published authors in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-04 04:00:00 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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The Selfies Book Awards Kick Off in the U.S.

Publishers Weekly and BookBrunch, the daily online news service for the U.K., have launched the Selfies book awards for self-published authors in the United States. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BookLife Launches Paid Review Service for Self-Pubbed Books

BookLife, Publishers Weekly's website and monthly supplement dedicated to self-publishing, has launched BookLife Reviews, a paid reviews service open exclusively to self-published authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dear Bookstore Owner, P.S. (shelftalker)

A little additional advice to self-published authors on maintaining successful relationships with indie booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-19 12:00:51 UTC ]
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The Number of Self-Published Titles Cracked 1 Million in 2017

A big gain in the number of self-published print ISBNs issued in 2017 offset a drop in the number of ISBNs issued for ebooks by self-published authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LoveReading unveils expansion under new owners

Book recommendation website LoveReading has unveiled a raft of changes including an interactive 'kids zone', a specific review facility for self-published authors, a podcast series and plans to link to high street shops. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Show me the money!': the self-published authors being snapped up by Hollywood

After the success of self-published authors like Andy Weir and EL James, Hollywood is scooping up the rights to books as fast as it can. But why – and is it always good for the author?After watching Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, self-published author Mark Dawson was inspired to create his own... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published authors encouraged to submit to Sunday Times/PFD Award

Self-published authors are being encouraged to submit to this year’s The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, along with traditionally-published writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Denmark’s New Palatium: Curating Indie Books for Subscriptions

Can a 'gateway to worldwide subscription services' for self-published authors up the ante for those services? Two Danes think believe it can. The post Denmark’s New Palatium: Curating Indie Books for Subscriptions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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July Religion Bestsellers: Self-Published Authors Take Over, Wanda Brunstetter Stays #1

For the first time, a pair of self-published authors, Aaron and Jennifer Smith, took two spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list. Plus, Wanda Brunstetter topped the fiction list with the latest installment of her Amish Milionaire series. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book to launch online ISBN store

Nielsen Book is launching a new ISBN store allowing publishers and self-published authors to purchase smaller numbers of ISBNs online "within minutes". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-26 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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Distribution Issues, Kwame Alexander Highlight IBPA Meeting

Changes in the distribution landscape and a spirited keynote by Newbery winner Kwame Alexander were among the highlights for the indie presses and self-published authors who attended IBPA's Publishing University April 8-9. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 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 ]
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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 ]
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In Europe, VAT Changes Hit Self-Published Authors

Changes in VAT designed to force Amazon to pay higher tax rates is complicating direct sales for self-published authors, potentially strengthening Amazon. The post In Europe, VAT Changes Hit Self-Published Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tolino Launches Self-Publishing Platform in Germany

Tolino, a German alliance of booksellers, launched a self-publishing platform, Tolino Media, which has already attracted notable, self-published authors in Germany. The post Tolino Launches Self-Publishing Platform in Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF panel warns of indie arrogance

Self-published authors should know their book’s market and their “position in the industry” before pitching to retailers, panelists said at yesterday’s How to Sell Your Book seminar. Retailers Henry Layte, of The Book Hive in Norwich; Sheila O’Reilly, of Dulwich Books in London; and Matt Bates,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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