Porter Anderson looks at Ian K. Ellard’s concept of authors sharing profits with publishing-services experts in his winning essay at The Bookseller, The Toast.
Browsing by topic: self publishing
Porter Anderson sets up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion with a look at perceptions of self-publishing: Hard? Easy? What does it take to do well?
A Digital Book World survey revealed that 54% of “traditionally-published” authors (and nearly 80% of self-published authors) earn less than $1,000 a year.
Nick Ruffilo transitioned from technologist to a self-published author, and shares tips and lessons learned from experiments with various platforms.
In this week’s Issues on the Ether, Porter Anderson sets up a Friday Twitter discussion with questions about the many perceptions of Amazon in publishing.
Self-publishing sees traditional publishing as in denial about what readers want. But the problem isn’t self-abnegation, it’s capacity and mission.
Publishing Perspectives’ #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion Wednesday will be look at book pricing, value and whether we’re in a perpetual downward spiral.
Bricks-and-mortar bookstores are missing a huge opportunity by failing to take advantage of the self-publishing revolution, argues Tanja Tuma.
This month’s starred reviews of self-published books includes a pair of notable new novels, one about dysfunctional childhood in Western and another about a busy single mother.
Publishing Perspectives’ #EtherIssue debate on the allegedly slowing ebook market reveals apparent contradictions in self-publishing interests.