Fri, 29/08/2014 - 09:17
Ann Widdecombe has self-published her first detective novel via Amazon's KDP and CreateSpace platforms, saying there is “a lot higher royalty on the Kindle edition than any author is going to get in publishing”.
The former politician and one-time "Strictly Come Dancing" star released The Dancing...
Mon, 07/04/2014 - 09:50
Amazon’s self-publishing platform CreateSpace (CS) has had an exponential rise in print sales this year, effectively becoming the UK’s 30th-largest print publisher.
CS has sold 149,993 units for just over £1.14m through Nielsen BookScan UK in the first quarter of 2014, a 127% rise in value terms on Q1 2013. It...
Wed, 15/05/2013 - 11:00
A self-published author has featured among the regional winners of the Commonwealth Book Prize.
Ezekel Alan from Jamaica won in the Caribbean category with his self-published book, Disposable People, published via CreateSpace.
He will now go forwards with the other regional winners to compete to be the overall winner...
Tue, 26/02/2013 - 16:07
Sales of books for children surged in the UK last week, as schools broke for the spring half-term break. Nielsen BookScan top 5,000 bestseller list data reveals sales through the sector jumped 8% week on week, with sales of pre-school books up 4%, sales within children's fiction surging 13% and sales of general non-fiction titles...
Tue, 04/12/2012 - 09:15
Agency Curtis Brown has launched a digital self-publishing programme through Kindle Direct Publishing and CreateSpace, in a venture primarily aimed at breaking UK authors into the US market.
Writers including Tony Parsons, Adele Parks, Colin Bateman, Emily Barr and Rosie Goodwin are among those...
Thu, 17/05/2012 - 16:15
Amazon has launched its CreateSpace today (17th May) in Europe, which means that authors who self-publish in the UK can have their books accessed in European countries and the US.
Amazon’s CreateSpace platform, which has been running in the US since 2007, will now allow self-published authors to distribute their work though...