The world of book publishing has been in a state of rapid fluctuation over the past ten years. That means that as authors, we need to keep a constant eye on all available options and be open-minded about what so many possibilities could mean for our books. While it’s no secret that Amazon has been … More 500 top authors line up for new attack on Amazon over ‘book monopoly’ claim: Curated Post
A few months ago I published an e-book for the first time, my NaNo novel Mostly Human. I was using Kindle Direct Publishing, which I’m a big fan of as both a reader and a writer. During the publication process, I had the option to join Kindle Select, which would mean more publicity, higher ratings… and … More Kindle Unlimited: Blessing or Bane to Indie Authors?
Like many people in the writing industry, I used to be hesitant about pursuing publication for my books as e-books. It isn’t often that I ever read any books on my computer except for homework assignments, and my mom’s clunky e-reader from the ’90s wasn’t nearly as pleasant of an experience as a normal bound paper book. … More E-Book Marketing: What Authors Should Know
Your novel is about as finished as it will get, and you’re feeling adventurous. Welcome to the world of self-publishing! This is an industry that is hardly recognizable from 15-20 years ago, back when the “Vanity Press,” as serious writers called it, was expensive, poorly done, and a mark of incompetence in writing. Today it’s … More Ebooks? POD? What Novices Need to Know