Named after a beloved but deceased pet, Barcelona’s Blackie Books is a surprisingly successful independent publisher of cult fiction, poetry, and illustration.
Petra Hardt, Foreign Rights Director at Berlin’s Suhrkamp Verlag, has written ‘Rights: Buying. Protecting. Selling’ to help publishers make the best choices.
Carolyn McCray, one of Kindle Selects’ top selling authors, demonstrates how to take best advantage of this marketing opportunity for self-publishers.
Dynamism and creativity have helped Helium Editions, Editions Sarbacane, l’école des loisirs, and MeMo forge distinct identities in a field dominated by conglomerates.
Small pubs may welcome a sales boost, but the new relationships and deals resulting from an awards nod may pay greater dividends in the long-term.
by Helen Gregg A new online directory of e-books from small publishers and self-published authors launched yesterday in an effort to keep indie books visible as larger publishers’ titles become more ubiquitous in the e-book world, reported eBookNewser. The site, called EBookism, accepts submissions from small publishers for titles to be included in the directory, in exchange for an EBookism …