Authors, should you be your own publicist or hire a professional book publicist? Colleen Davis looks how publicity has changed and what you need to know
Browsing by topic: self publishing
Veteran author Warren Adler discusses how digital publishing defies traditional norms that dictate the average life span of a book.
BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, reviews its top books for October 2014.
In 2014, publishers dealt with shrinking bookstores shelves, opaque sourcing, Amazon v. Hachette and the continuing rise of self-publishing.
IPR License reports that Europe and the US remain key markets for rights sales, but Turkey, the Arab World and China are increasingly active, as are self-publishers.
Brazil’s Bookcase Literary Agency has made a name for itself after just one year in business by connecting talented, independent authors with international publishers.
Founded by two publishing veterans, Librinova provides ebook creation and distribution services for self-published authors in France.
Over the past two years Blurb has transitioned from small-scale custom publishing to a high-end, full service self-publishing operation.
Eileen Gittins, CEO of Blurb, says that even as the digital transformation takes hold, a series interest in high quality print remains.
The Women’s Writing Festival in Matera, Italy was a showcase for the growing importance of women’s fiction and self-publishing in Europe.