Help! Someone is pirating my book. This is among the questions answered and concerns addressed in this week's AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. Other questions answered this month include: My publisher went out of business…
International Day Against DRM, the expansion of aubiobook platform Storytel, Youscribe's growth in Africa and audiobooks at Frankfurt.
New research shows the books world is not as ready as it could be for artificial intelligence and Amazon launch a Kindle for kids.
It's now possible to publish audiobooks direct through your Kobo Writing Life dashboard, and Wattpad launch new opportunities in Brazil.
A new text to speech tool enables you to write a podcast in your own voice, Audible UK profits double & Poland cuts sales tax on ebooks.
PublishDrive launches a subscription-only model for authors, Amazon pilots a one-tap rating feature, and librarians take on publishers at DigitalBookWorld.se
Digital Book World 2019 has just wrapped up in the American music capital of Nashville, Tennessee. ALLi Founder and Director Orna Ross and Communications Manager Boni Wagner-Stafford were among those indies traveling to the conference with an ear to the ground of digital publishing as we head into 2020.
Cory Doctorow launches a scathing attack on the damage DRM is doing to the book industry, and technology opens new global opportunities for indies.
The Self-Publishing Advice Conference is almost upon us Digital Book World kicks off this week and there's just five days to go until our own #SelfPubCon. While we’re preparing the presentations, I thought I’d share the schedule so you can plan your conference attendance.
ALLi members get a 75% discount code for DigitalBookWorld, Audible Captions delayed and Bibliotheca blames Amazon for libraries dispute.
Writers launch a lawsuit against Cengage for changing their royalty terms and publishers doing likewise to block the launch of Audible captions.
Spotify and Pandora both launch a new podcast dashboard, and ALLi members flourish on the DigitalBookWorld awards shortlist.