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From LBF to Pubsmart: Are Publishers & Authors Getting Closer?

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For this week’s @PubPerpsectives #EtherIssue live discussion, Porter Anderson looks at the two de facto camps working today, authors and publishers.

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The Audio Self-publishing Revolution Beckons Entrepreneurial UK Authors

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Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz on why UK rights holders should consider joining in a grand experiment, the Audiobook Creation Exchange.

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April’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

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Our monthly selection of starred reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books.

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

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

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Denmark’s Movellas Social Reading/Writing Empowers Teens

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Movellas, a community for teenagers to read, write and share stories launched in 2010, has attracted 200,000 budding literati in the US, UK and Denmark.

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March’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

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This month’s starred reviews of self-published books from BlueInk Review honor two works of fiction: a dystopian saga and a thriller set in Australia.

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Do Hugh Howey’s AuthorEarnings Add Up?

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In Publishing Perspectives’ Issues on the Ehter, Porter Anderson preps an #EtherIssue live debate on Hugh Howey’s new AuthorEarnings.com initiative.

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Issues on the Ether: The Literary Elitism Question

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Setting up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue debate on Twitter, Porter Anderson looks at recent writing on perceptions of elitism in the literary world.

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February’s Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

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February’s notable reviews of self-published titles include stars for a ‘startling’ memoir about the Vietnam War and a ‘fascinating’ exploration of human rights.

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Issues on the Ether: How Is Self-Publishing Maturing?

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This week’s Publishing Perspective’s #EtherIssue looks at the debate about quality and changing perceptions of the self-publishing community in the broader market.

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