publishing


With a heralding cry, Amazon releases a “Power to the Self-Publishing Author” letter today asking for the patience, understanding and support of their Kindle Authors. Comparing the current battle with Hachette to the rise of the Paperback, Amazon put out all the stop with Word World II and George Orwell […]

Amazon vs Hachette Part Deux-and the Book War Rages on ...



Barnes and Noble announced the launch of NOOK Press, a new and innovative self-publishing platform offering authors a fast, easy and free way to write, edit, collaborate and publish the highest quality eBooks and directly distribute them to millions of avid readers. By removing the technology barrier from self-publishing and […]

Barnes and Noble Release NOOK Press, Self Publishing Tool to ...



I was doing my daily email-inbox cleansing when I came across this very interesting article by Jeremy Greenfield. Now that ebooks are popular and relatively easy and inexpensive to produce, non-book-publishing media companies as well as others have jumped on the bandwagon and are making ebooks part of their media […]

American Express: The Rise of the Non-Publishing Company



A major survey of 323 authors, all of whom have been published by the big boys for years, has discovered serious levels of dissatisfaction with traditional publishers. The survey was conducted by The Writers’ Workshop, an editorial consultancy, with assistance from the Society of Authors, the Crime Writers Association, and […]

BIG-TIME AUTHORS AREN’T HAPPY EITHER by Caleb Pirtle III



During the 2012 BEA, Kobo announced their publishing platform for self publishing authors will be launched at the end of June. Some notable perks Won’t charge authors fees to publish ebooks Will pay an extra 10% in royalty fees (International sales) Allow authors to list  their eBooks as “free” Can receive perks without agreeing […]

Kobo Offers New Publishing Platform for Self Published Authors