*+-German self-published author Annie Stone advises writers to focus on fan engagement and being a nice, approachable person, than straight forward marketing.
*+-Venerable digital publishing platform Vook is no longer, but has been re-imagined and rebranded as Pronoun — a company that will offer 100% royalties.
*+-Our May 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books. This selection includes guides to finance and fighting cancer.
*+-Tolino, a German alliance of booksellers, launched a self-publishing platform, Tolino Media, which has already attracted notable, self-published authors in Germany.
*+-The second annual Self-Publishing Day in Münster, Germany, brought together authors, distributors and bestselling self-publishers like Poppy J. Anderson.
*+-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.’