Browsing by topic: self publishing

Tamil Publishing Continues to Struggle in the Age of Digital

Ponniyin Selevan Tamil

Today, Tamil writing continues to struggle and faces challenges all modern publishers face, particularly in fiction, where writers have forsaken the language.

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From LBF to Pubsmart: Are Publishers & Authors Getting Closer?

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For this week’s @PubPerpsectives #EtherIssue live discussion, Porter Anderson looks at the two de facto camps working today, authors and publishers.

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The Audio Self-publishing Revolution Beckons Entrepreneurial UK Authors

Lauren Fortgang recording for the ACX program.

Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz on why UK rights holders should consider joining in a grand experiment, the Audiobook Creation Exchange.

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

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Our monthly selection of starred reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books.

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“Self-Published Authors = 50% of the EBook Market by 2020″

Mark Coker

Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020.

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Denmark’s Movellas Social Reading/Writing Empowers Teens

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Movellas, a community for teenagers to read, write and share stories launched in 2010, has attracted 200,000 budding literati in the US, UK and Denmark.

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

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This month’s starred reviews of self-published books from BlueInk Review honor two works of fiction: a dystopian saga and a thriller set in Australia.

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Do Hugh Howey’s AuthorEarnings Add Up?

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In Publishing Perspectives’ Issues on the Ether, Porter Anderson preps an #EtherIssue live debate on Hugh Howey’s new AuthorEarnings.com initiative.

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Issues on the Ether: The Literary Elitism Question

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Setting up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue debate on Twitter, Porter Anderson looks at recent writing on perceptions of elitism in the literary world.

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February’s Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

Being Frank about Vietnam

February’s notable reviews of self-published titles include stars for a ‘startling’ memoir about the Vietnam War and a ‘fascinating’ exploration of human rights.

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