Joanna Penn—known as The Creative Penn in the self-publishing community—takes a step made by many strong self-publishers: launching a small press.
The 2017 Digital Book World conference opened with calls for more data-driven decision-making, despite the inherently subjective nature of book publishing.
At Denmark’s largest book fair, Bogforum, director Andreas Nordkild Poulsen is working on engaging readers and giving publishers and authors a public forum.
Bolstered by a twofold offering to both authors and publishers, German self-publishing platform Tredition will expand to the US and UK.
Can a ‘gateway to worldwide subscription services’ for self-published authors up the ante for those services? Two Danes think believe it can.
From 50 percent ‘of all US Kindle author earnings,’ Author Earnings now sees indie share dive below 40 percent, ‘all the way back to early 2015 levels
How many self-published books were released in the USA in 2015? Bowker provides what is likely the most authoritative count of indie titles yet.
Authors, traditionally published and self-published, need to adapt to stay viable, says Merilyn Simonds, former chief of The Writers’ Union of Canada.
The US ISBN agency, Bowker, reports a 21-percent jump in self-published ISBNs—not titles—from 2014 to 2015, another indication of quickly rising interest in indie publishing.
Asked ahead of Frankfurt’s The Markets, Rotterdam’s Peter Paul van Bekkum says mobile, direct sales, and self-publishing are the publishing developments to watch in The Netherlands.