Browsing by topic: self publishing

The Evolution of Blurb: Adding Distribution and Experts

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Over the past two years Blurb has transitioned from small-scale custom publishing to a high-end, full service self-publishing operation.

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A Visit with Eileen Gittins, CEO of Blurb

Eileen Gittins

Eileen Gittins, CEO of Blurb, says that even as the digital transformation takes hold, a series interest in high quality print remains.

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Italian Writing Festival Takes Women, Self-Publishing Seriously

From left, David Gaughran, Ann Colette, Jane Friedman, Monique Patterson of St Martin's Press, Elizabeth Jennings

The Women’s Writing Festival in Matera, Italy was a showcase for the growing importance of women’s fiction and self-publishing in Europe.

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How Soon Will the Majority of Books Be Self-Published?

Andrew Lownie

Literary agent Andrew Lownie believes that in 5-10 years, 75% of books will be self-published, 20% assisted by agents, and only 5% traditionally published.

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Are There Too Many Books?

Tanja Tuma

The total number of books in print hit 28 million in English in 2013, but are there enough readers to justify so much publishing?

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UK Publishing Crowd Gathers in London to Discuss Self-Publishing

Orna Ross

Self-publishing pros observed that the self-publishing vs. traditional publishing debate may be moot: it’s all publishing. But what you want from it depends on you.

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Indie Publishers: Connecting Books to Readers with IngramSpark

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From Eriq La Salle to Dominic Selwood, indie publishers are successfully reaching more readers with the IngramSpark platform, which offers global book distribution and easy-to-use tools.

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Spiritualism and the Death of the Hero in the Internet Age

Alexander Bard

Frankfurt Book Fair StoryDrive speaker and Swedish provocateur, Alexander Bard, argues that the internet is engendering a new collective spirituality.

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NOOK Press: Self-Publishing Made Simple

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NOOK Press team talks about what makes this e-book publishing platform stand out and how authors can best leverage NOOK Press tools and its community.

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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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