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'

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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

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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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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

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Self-Publishing Day: German Indie Authors Unite

The second annual Self-Publishing Day in Münster, Germany, brought together authors, distributors and bestselling self-publishers like Poppy J. Anderson. The post Self-Publishing Day: German Indie Authors Unite appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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Amazon Prime Day 2023 Day 2: The best deals you can still get

The second half of Amazon Prime Day is here and you can still pick up a bunch of tech on sale. This year has brought a number of solid, Prime-exclusive deals on some of our favorite tech, including Apple AirPods, Google Pixel phones, and of course, Amazon’s own devices like Echos, Kindles, Fire... Continue reading at Engadget

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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

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

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The Canadian Author Canadians Know Best? Margaret Atwood

A new survey of Canadian readers found that Margaret Atwood is the Canadian author most residents recognize. The BookNet Canada survey also found that one in five Canadian readers cannot name a single Canadian author. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 2, 2024

A Rastafarian memoir for fans of Educated, a final girls thriller, a love letter to bookstores, and more of today's best book deals. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Independent Bookstore Day 2024: 'An Indie Bookseller's Christmas'

For this year's Independent Bookstore Day, held on April 27, hundreds of indies across the country extended their celebration across the entire weekend as crowds crawled from one shop to the next, snapping up books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day for March 2, 2024

A punny television bakeoff, a gothic horror novel about biracial twins separated at birth, feminism for all, and more of today's best YA book deals. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In the dark days of the pandemic, 36 famous authors found light in a collaborative novel

In 'Fourteen Days,' the Authors Guild shows off its storytellers, including Dave Eggers, Celeste Ng, Scott Turow, Mira Jacob, Tommy Orange, Tess Gerritsen, R. L. Stine, Weike Wang and Ishmael Reed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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CBC News analysis finds thousands of Canadian authors, books in controversial dataset used to train AI

A CBC News investigation has found at least 2,500 copyrighted books written by more than 1,200 Canadian and Québécois authors were shared online as part of a massive — and now defunct — dataset used to train artificial intelligence. Continue reading at CBC

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UK: London Book Fair Names Its 2024 ‘Authors of the Day’

London Book Fair names the four author and illustrator talents chosen to be highlighted in in March at the UK's leading trade show. The post UK: London Book Fair Names Its 2024 ‘Authors of the Day’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IngramSpark: A Decade of Amplifying Indie Authors and Publishers

For ten years, IngramSpark has been at the forefront of the rapidly changing self-publishing landscape. Now they’re looking ahead to the next 10. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon restricts authors from self-publishing more than three books a day after AI concerns

The company announced the new limitations after an influx of suspected AI-generated material was listed for sale but said that ‘very few’ publishers will be affectedAmazon has created a new rule limiting the number of books that authors can self-publish on its site to three a day, after an... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Prince Harry and Meghan buy film rights to Canadian author Carley Fortune's romantic novel

A Canadian author says a production company belonging to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has bought the screen rights for her romantic novel. Continue reading at CBC

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Queer Indie Bookstore Splits Profits with LGBTQ Authors

A new queer indie bookstore is splitting profits with LGBTQ authors and spreading queer joy and literacy with a rainbow book bus. Continue reading at Book Riot

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