Taking back control

Reedsy.com describes indie publishing as “…any form of publishing that doesn’t rely on the Big 5 publishing houses.” I have produced work with three such companies. I left them unsatisfied. I didn’t like the royalty payouts, or lack of. I didn’t like their “go to market” strategies. I didn’t like the deficiency of control. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-22 11:59:04 UTC ]
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How Publishers Can Take Back Control of Their Consumer Data

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Former CIA director John Brennan takes on Trump, and doesn’t hold back

His memoir recounts his suspicions on Russia and has intriguing comments on Joe Biden. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Val McDermid, Brad Parks and Ann Cleeves have new novels to distract readers from reality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Geppi Takes Control of GFE; Heidmann to Leave

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Bertelsmann to take full control of Penguin Random House

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In 'Know My Name,' Chanel Miller Takes Back The Humanity She Was Denied

Miller, known for years only as Emily Doe in the Stanford sexual assault case, has written a memoir that lays bare the complicated truths about survivorhood. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Take your mind back to school with the 10 best books of September

From thought-provoking fiction by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Petina Gappah to biographies of Susan Sontag and Condé Nast, your reading list starts here. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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From thought-provoking fiction by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Petina Gappah to biographies of Susan Sontag and Condé Nast, your reading list starts here. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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WhatsApp flaw let spies take control of phones

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Liquidator takes control of Freight Books

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Editorial restructure for Hodder as Webb takes 'step back'

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