Tagged: self-publishing

Self-publish and be sneered at?

Clare Christian on how attitudes towards self-published authors and books need to change. Read more

Vanity fair?

On the face of it, it is paradoxical that while it’s never been easier for authors to get their books into print, there has never... Read more

Quid pro quo

I am often perceived to be “anti- publisher”, but the truth is that I am simply pro “quality books being enjoyed by readers”, and I... Read more

Amazon US to axe 58 jobs from Createspace

Amazon US is reportedly cutting staff from the North Charleston office of Createspace, its print self-publishing platform, this summer. Read more

Are self-published e-books a threat to traditional publishers?

How much of a threat to traditional publishers are self-published e-books? Enders analyst Joseph Evans evaluates the market. Read more

BiblioBoard, Pressbooks partner on library-based self-publishing

US library digital patron-services provider BiblioBoard and Canadian online book-production specialist Pressbooks are forming a new partnership called Pressbooks Public, designed to let libraries offer e-book-publishing services to their... Read more

British 'indie' author signs six-figure US deal

A self-published British author based in Norfolk has bagged “a good six-figure deal” ahead of Frankfurt with US publisher Grand Central Publishing. The author’s agent,... Read more

Two Roads snaps up Volpe self-published memoir

Two Roads has acquired an originally self-published memoir by the general manager of Opera Holland Park. Michael Volpe’s Noisy at the Wrong Times was chosen... Read more

Amazon to pay KDP authors 'per page'

Amazon is changing the way it pays self-published authors whose books are enlisted in the Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners Lending library to a pay-per-page-read... Read more

Bluebird buys self-published book on wellbeing

Pan Macmillan’s Bluebird is to publish “an enchanted illustrated enquiry into the pursuit of happiness”, which was first self-published. The Well of Being: A Children’s... Read more

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