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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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What Happens After Amazon’s Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues

Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-23 21:06:40 UTC ]
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Lightning buys print rights to Nicola May's Corner Shop

Eye Books imprint Lightning has acquired world English rights for the print edition of self-published book The Corner Shop in Cockleberry Bay by Nicola May. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of June 20, 2016

A backlist memoir by Pablo Escobar's lover heats up; a self-published book by a Swedish doctor about longevity goes global; and a bestselling Italian memoir sparks interest in Spain. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-21 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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The Curious Case of the UK’s Popular Ladybird Parodies

Penguin Random House has sold over a million Ladybird parody books in the UK, success that was preceded by a self-published book they once tried to quash. The post The Curious Case of the UK’s Popular Ladybird Parodies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young Artist's First Graphic Novel Gets Big Time Blurbs

How a teenager got acclaimed comics artists Jeff Smith, Lucy Knisley and Hope Larson to blurb her self-published book. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-17 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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Retirement Community Residents Write Surprise WWII Hit

A last-minute addition to the University Press of New England list has become the fastest-selling book in the Hanover, N.H., university press consortium’s 42-year history and its first book to hit Amazon’s top 10. World War II Remembered isn’t even published by one of its regular distribution... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elf Heads to TV For the Holidays

It may be increasingly common for first-time authors who can’t place their book with a trade house to publish themselves. But it’s pretty rare for a self-published book to sell more than 1.5 million copies—or move to the small screen as an animated film to be aired on CBS in prime time on Black... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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