Facebook has changed the way it decides what shows up in your newsfeed to avoid content from businesses, but what does that mean for indies? And Amazon has been tinkering with KDP.
Author Archive | Dan Holloway
New opportunities open up for indies in Arab reading markets while Barnes and Noble have another bad period and a new crowdfunding site launches for author services.
Prologues – love ’em or hate ’em? Don’t dismiss them for your own books as outdated or cliched devices until you’ve read this spirited defence of the prologue by indie author and editor Dan Holloway.
Why Magic Leap might open new opportunities for writers, and new opportunities for ebooks in Arabic and in India.
ALLi rounds up the key stories of 2017 for self-publishers from the rise of Blockchain to the downfall of distribution platforms backed by big publishers.
ALLi’s Self-publishing news looks at what the vote on net neutrality means for you, the reversal of Patreon’s plans to charge fees on funding, and the Society of Authors’ complaint against Open Library.
ALLi’s Self-publishing News looks at how changes to Patreon’s business model will affect indies, new developments in blockchain, an exciting breakthrough for indies in dealing with European Union tax law complexity, and the growth of the digital textbook rental market.
ALLi’s self-publishing news looks back at the 2017 Futurebook conference, with an emphasis on inclusion and blockchain, and explores exciting news on audiobooks from Storytel and on the expansion of PublishDrive, while the news of Kindle giveaways from Goodreads makes less enticing reading.
This week’s self-publishing news includes the end of an era at Kobo, tax matters both sides of the Atlantic, & a wake-up call about data storage – plus some fun with the Bad Sex in Fiction awards!
Our weekly round-up of top self-publishing news includes new offerings from KDP Print and Buk, Overdrive’s new service for libraries, and an inspiring role model via Wattpad.