Indie writers’ dismay at Author HQ

Self-published writers have voiced disgruntlement about a perceived sidelining of the Author HQ area at London Book Fair, calling it a “step backwards” for the independent author movement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Sunday Times / PFD Young Writer Competition Opens to Trade Authors and Indies

A rarity among major prize programs, the Young Writer of the Year Award welcomes the entries of work by self-publishing writers as well as trade authors. The post The UK’s Sunday Times / PFD Young Writer Competition Opens to Trade Authors and Indies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 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 Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2

Nearly 100 independent bookstores and 270 authors throughout Canada have signed up for the first annual Canadian Authors for Indies Day on May 2. The post Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Institute 2020: Indies Introduce Debut Authors

Ten authors of books chosen by booksellers as their favorite summer/fall middle grade and YA debuts read from their works in a lunchtime panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer to headline virtual Writers' Weekend

Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series, will be the keynote speaker at the virtual Writers' Weekend, a four-day conference that will now be live streamed from 9th-12th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 23:55:15 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Finds Writers Are Losing Significant Income

A survey by the Authors Guild of its members found a majority of authors had already lost significant income due to the ongoing pandemic, led by lost fees from appearances and writing opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author James Patterson Funding Drive To Save Indie Booksellers

On Thursday, the best-selling author pledged $500,000 to a new campaign: #SaveIndieBookstores. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-02 20:17:14 UTC ]
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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Ghost Writer: An Author Imagines a Letter From Her Late Grandmother

“Nobody Will Tell You This but Me,” a memoir by Bess Kalb, traces her family history from the Russian pogroms to the American dream. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-17 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Bettany wins HQ and Gransnet prize for women writers over 40

Jane Bettany has won HQ and Gransnet's writing prize for unpublished women writers aged over 40.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 01:51:32 UTC ]
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Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour

Book tours are a wonderful way to connect with readers. Indie author John Peragine shares his experience planning his latest book tour for his book Iowa Wine. The post Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour by John Peragine appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-21 14:00:23 UTC ]
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Authors pull out of Bradford writers festival in counter-extremism funding row

A number of writers have pulled out of Bradford festival in protest over funding from a government counter-extremism programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-21 10:06:03 UTC ]
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HQ authors present at tropical-themed fiction showcase

Almost 50 journalists and bloggers gathered to hear from authors such as Adele Parks and Felicity Everett at a tropical-themed ‘Destination HQ’ showcase, offering a first look at its fiction releases over the next nine months. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 17:22:31 UTC ]
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DHA selects 12 authors for under-represented writers open day

David Higham Associates has selected a 12-strong shortlist of authors to attend its second open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-27 13:34:49 UTC ]
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London Library takes on 38 authors for Emerging Writers Programme

The London Library has welcomed 38 authors onto its inaugural Emerging Writers Programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romance author Nora Roberts sues Brazilian writer, claiming plagiarism

Nora Roberts, one of the world's most successful romance novelists, has filed a lawsuit against author Cristiane Serruya, who she claims plagiarized her work, the Associated Press reported. In the lawsuit, filed in Serruya's home country of Brazil, Roberts claimed that Serruya's books are a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Authors Find Firm Footing in Christian Market

Self publishing in the Christian market is a viable option for authors seeking control and profits, and the books are gaining ground with readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ acquires three crime novels from digital author O'Sullivan

Digital author Darren O'Sullivan will join the HQ Fiction list after the HarperCollins imprint acquired three of his crime novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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