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

The darkest side of Saturn

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, stars a novel about a doomsday Cassandra and a guide to overcoming concussions without drugs.

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East African Writers Embrace Self-publishing and Promotion

Aleya

Author Aleya Kassam explains how Kenyan writers are embracing the idea of branding and taking control of their careers.

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Updated Frankfurt Book Fair Guide to Authors in Spanish

Spanish Language Frankfurt Guide for Authors

An updated version of our Authors Guide to the Frankfurt Book Fair is available in Spanish, thanks to Dosdoce, The Spanish Digital Link, and Actualidad Editorial. Download it here.

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5 Steps to Increasing Your Book’s Marketability with Research

Katherine Pickett

Making the most of your research to craft a more marketable book saves time and money in the writing and editing process. Here are 5 tips to get you started.

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Authors Teaching Authors and the Idea of “Slow PR”

Maria Mutch

When Maria Mutch needed advice on how to handle PR of her debut memoir, she found guidance and solace through Grub Street Writer’s Launch Lab in Boston.

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Why It’s Imperative Amazon v. Hachette Ends Soon

Tanja Tuma

If Amazon believes in readers and Hachette believes in authors as much as they say, it’s imperative they end their fight as soon as possible, argues Tanja Tuma.

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In China, You Don’t Need a Publisher to Rake in the Big Yuan

Just one of Tang Jia San Shao's 12 books, which has earned him a staggering $4.3 m

China’s self-publishing portals are offering writers access to vast audiences and earning them staggering royalties, and turning some into multi-millionaires.

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Self-publishing becomes larger focus at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair

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The Frankfurt Book Fair will organize a two-day self-publishing and author program at the 2014 fair this year, aimed at an international audience.

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

BlueInk Review

This month’s selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, includes a dystopian thriller and an intelligent detective story.

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FastPencil Offers Self-publishing Services to Evernote Users

Fast Pencil

FastPencil partnered with Evernote to offer the ability to self-publish Evernote notes as print and ebooks, as well as offer distribution and sales.

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