*+-After failing with traditional publishing, thriller writer Mark Dawson has struck gold with Amazon KDP, selling more than 300,000 copies of his novels.
*+-Traditional vs. self-publishing has become a Civil War, says Philip Gwyn Jones, who will the topic at today’s London Book Fair.
*+-Our April 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books. This selection includes a picture book, reference and fiction.
*+-Self-published gay erotica writer M.P. Rey reveals his joy at moving from the dusty shelves of hidden rainbow-flag bookstores to better status on Amazon.
*+-The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests ‘self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.’
*+-Our March 2015 selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a review of self-published books, includes a memoir from Romanian tennis pro Peter Marmureanu.
*+-Jim Dempsey of Novel Gazing describes five easy fixes for authors who want to save money on professional editing services.
*+-Ronald Schild, CEO at Germany’s MVB, discusses developments in German ebook sales — which still command just a single digit market share — and the Tolino ebook platform.
*+-With Poland’s OpenBooks.com readers can download and read self-published books for free and decide to pay for them only if they want.
*+-Aaron Ozee, a prolific 18-year-old self published poet, offers his sometimes unorthodox methodology for becoming a bestselling author.