In its second year at Bogotá, the professional program has a class of agents, editors, and translators arriving this week. And in the UK, Amazon will pay a second Kindle Storyteller winner £20,000.
The IBPA has released a 9-point outline for hybrid publishers with author-subsidized business models to operate reputably and maintain quality standards.
Now with more than 100 contests as part of its writing-and-reading mix, the Dutch platform Sweek is working a Spanish-language competition, #Soytalento, into the program.
An aggregator of English-language ebooks by self-published authors, Palatium sees more business potential in publishing books…for now.
‘A four-month programming project ended up taking two years,’ as Iguana Books publisher Greg Ioannou says. Once expected to be a new base of operation for Pubslush, his Toronto-based author services crowdfunding company PubLaunch is to open this month.
This Brazil-based agency has seen success selling translation rights for self-published authors. Agent Flavia Viotti tells us how she does it.
The German Neobooks platform opens its prize program to crime and thriller submissions, and the UK’s Joanna Penn turns to writers’ health issues.
Anna Todd, whose ‘After’ series has more than 1.5 billion reads, follows Simon & Schuster contracts with an indie series selling fast into world markets.
Pre-order and KDP Select aren’t available through the Draft2Digital self-publishing service, but it now offers access Amazon as a new distribution channel.
Acquired by Macmillan last year, Pronoun was a no-cost-to-authors self-publishing platform developed from the multimedia company Vook.