Tagged: self-publishing

Publica is "a publisher for the blockchain era" - but will authors bite?

Publica wants to bring authors all the readers and profits the open web can offer - but will they be bold enough to embrace blockchain? Read more

Can Sweek turn free mobile stories into a self-publishing empire?

Self-publishing, serialisation, gamification, sales - this Netherlands-based startup is a one-stop publishing shop with a mobile heart. Read more

How author Roberto Ricci turned a Wattpad hit into a cross-platform empire

Roberto Ricci is an author with a hybrid publishing strategy and a 'new media' outlook. Read more

Meet Inkshares, the "studio for books" hoping to conquer London Book Fair

The c.e.o. of Inkshares, a California-based startup that "bridges the gap between traditional and self publishing," shares his LBF experience. Read more

The difference between a bestseller and a profitable book

There is perhaps no term in publishing more coveted and less understood than “best-selling.” Seeing this qualifier in front of an author’s name or a... Read more

Be More Terry

Here’s some advice boy. Don’t put your trust in revolutions. They always come around again. That's why they’re called revolutions. - Terry Pratchett, Night Watch... Read more

How a 160-year-old library and a four-year-old startup are building a new sort of book community

The State Library Victoria, one of the world’s oldest public libraries, has partnered with publishing startup Tablo to launch an online reading and writing community. Read more

Startup of the week: Bookollective

Whether you need editing, design or PR support, this new one-stop agency for authors and publishers aims to buck the trend for 'impersonal' service providers. Read more

Why literary values are more important than ever in a digital age

At The Literary Consultancy's twentieth birthday celebrations, the question of whether writers, readers and publishers still possess a shared set of literary values - and... Read more

Why 2016 is the year for the Arthur C. Clarke Award to embrace self-published works

Last night the director of the Arthur C. Clarke Award Tom Hunter announced that, as of next year, the award will be open to self-published... Read more

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