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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



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  As reported in the Chicago Tribune PayPal, the online payment service owned by eBay Inc., is backtracking on its policy against processing sales of e-books containing themes of rape, bestiality or incest after protests from authors and anti-censorship activist groups. PayPal’s new policy will focus only on e-books that contain […]

Paypal Rewrites E-Book Erotica Policies