Canada's Authors for Indies Day Fights On

Despite shrinking participation from bookstores, Canada's Authors for Indies Day, which puts authors to work at independent bookstores, is moving ahead. The event, founded in 2015, will take place on Saturday, with 87 stores participating. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2

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Self-Publishing Day: German Indie Authors Unite

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First-Ever Canadian Authors for Indies Day Set for May

After hearing about the Indies First campaign in the U.S., Canadian author Janie Chang decided a similar initiative should be brought to Canada. The result is Canadian Authors for Indies Day, which will take place May 2, 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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For Indies First day, authors get behind independent bookstores

Thanks to Sherman Alexie's forgetfulness, writers across the U.S. will volunteer at their local bookstore Saturday for the inaugural Indies First day.Not long ago the writer Sherman Alexie missed one of his readings, standing up fans at the Queen Anne Book Company, a store in Seattle. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

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DisneyMustPay: authors form task force to fight for missing payments

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World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed

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From the author of ‘Morning Has Broken,’ magical tales perfect for Valentine’s Day

Published a century ago, Eleanor Farjeon’s “Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard” delivers charming stories of love in its many forms. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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