Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020.
Browsing by topic: self publishing
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.
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.
In Publishing Perspectives’ Issues on the Ether, Porter Anderson preps an #EtherIssue live debate on Hugh Howey’s new AuthorEarnings.com initiative.
Setting up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue debate on Twitter, Porter Anderson looks at recent writing on perceptions of elitism in the literary world.
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.
This week’s Publishing Perspective’s #EtherIssue looks at the debate about quality and changing perceptions of the self-publishing community in the broader market.
Porter Anderson looks at Ian K. Ellard’s concept of authors sharing profits with publishing-services experts in his winning essay at The Bookseller, The Toast.
Porter Anderson sets up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion with a look at perceptions of self-publishing: Hard? Easy? What does it take to do well?
A Digital Book World survey revealed that 54% of “traditionally-published” authors (and nearly 80% of self-published authors) earn less than $1,000 a year.