“Self-Published Authors = 50% of the EBook Market by 2020″

Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market

On the European Commission's geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution. The post European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Census: 'self-published writers to grow ebook market share'

Self-published writers and digital only publishers will continue to grow their share of the digital content market while traditional publishers over-price ebooks, according to early results of the FutureBook Census, launched ahead of this year’s FutureBook Conference, taking place on 2nd December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published titles '22% of UK ebook market'

Sales of self-published ebooks accounted for 22% of the digital book market in the UK last year, the Nielsen BookInsights Conference today was told, although growth in overall ebook sales is slowing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report

Hugh Howey says his study, based on calculation of Amazon sales, shows 'real progress' for authors who have chosen to go it aloneA new report claims that self-published authors have surged to 31% of ebook sales on Amazon.com, and are now earning more ebook royalties than writers published by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cuban Publishers Eager to Embrace Ebooks, Open US Market

Ebooks will bring Cuba's isolated publishing industry and authors to a wider audience across the Spanish-speaking world, but also the US, under the radar of the trade embargo. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published authors’ market share surges

As much as a quarter of fiction ebooks sold in the UK could be from self-published writers, as... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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The publishing company that's only publishing female authors in 2018

One publishing company has taken up a challenge to put out only books by female authors this year. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ether for Authors: Are Publishers on a Tightrope with Author Solutions?

In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2020: Sharjah Stars As Market Focus

At the London Book Fair, the United Arab Emirates plan a wide range of events to highlight its authors and culture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah at London Book Fair: The 2020 Market Focus

The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah's World Book Capital year. The post Sharjah at London Book Fair: The 2020 Market Focus appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-27 14:08:34 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Events at the 2020 London Book Fair

The Geneva-based International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair in March, with emphasis on issues of diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Paying the Price’ s publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 11:30:30 UTC ]
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Judy Blume to Headline BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast

ReedPop announced the author lineup for BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, which will be held on Friday, May 29, at the Javits Center in New York City, and hosted and moderated by renowned children's author Judy Blume. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Bullish on Talent, Tech and Growth in 2020

2020 is underway. Budgets have been established. Strategies have been mapped. And now publishers are pushing forward on what most of them tell us will be a good year for an industry that’s had its share of ups and downs over the past decade. As the sector continues to diversify and transform at... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-30 17:09:36 UTC ]
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Publisher Of Controversial ‘American Dirt’ Cancels Author Tour Amid Security Concerns

The latest Oprah's Book Club pick by Jeanine Cummins, a white woman, has been widely criticized for stereotypical depictions of Mexicans and migration. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-29 21:08:32 UTC ]
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Forecast 2020: Publishing Trends to Watch For

2019 was a year full of ups and downs. It was neither a good nor bad year. However, many of the events, people and trends we reported on set the stage for 2020. For the past three years I have attempted to take my best stab at what we should expect in the months ahead, as we continue to push... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-09 15:58:19 UTC ]
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What Austin Teens Want Publishers to Know in 2020 (shelftalker)

Teen readers seek surprises, less trend following, and more new releases in December! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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50 YA Paperback Books for Winter 2019–2020

Take a look at  some of the most exciting YA paperbacks hitting shelves this winter. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-02 11:40:43 UTC ]
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Authors urge publishers to 'give space' to mental health

Authors have discussed the importance of perspectives on mental health when considering diversity and inclusion, with Rose Cartwright revealing she walked away from a traditional publishing deal for fear of being “compromised”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:58:31 UTC ]
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