The high view of self-publishing, in Jon Fine’s words, is peopled with ‘increasingly sophisticated’ authors supported by ‘increasingly sophisticated consultants’—a movement growing into its own alongside ‘the curatorial mark’ of trade publishing.
Ashton Applewhite and Bob Stein list 37 vendors and counting, in producing Applewhite’s ‘This Chair Rocks.’ That’s how you roll, they say, when you take the indie route—and mean to get it right.
Just as “a settling down rather than a reversal” of digital publishing arrives in the UK, this market—one of seven to be featured at Frankfurt Book Fair’s conference on October 18—faces the question of a European Union membership referendum.
The new quarterly report from Data Guy and Hugh Howey’s Author Earnings spots ‘more than 4,600 authors earning $25,000 or above from their sales on Amazon.com.’
Got a spare $3,300? The UK’s Reedsy looks at how much self-publishing costs, based on actual transactions on its platform.
Spanning the traditional vs. self-publishing divide, German publisher Carlsen and self-publishing platform Tolino Media will jointly host a writing content to recognize emerging talent.
Looking to handle international as well as domestic content, the newly formed Radius Book Group offers to do it for you — for an as-yet unspecified price.
We have yet to make a satisfying gift of an ebook, said Nielsen’s Andre Breedt at BookInsights in London. Such breakthroughs still seem far, far away
Spain-based Lantia’s crowdfunding platform has become a ‘channel’ for Latin American independent titles, says CEO Enrique Parrilla.
In a new series of articles on industry debate, we ask for our Publishing Perspectives readers’ thoughts on the value of paid reviews as author services.