Audible Captions settles its dispute with publishers, Kindle Unlimited pays over $250m for the second year in a row, and piracy is in the news.
KDP and Audible offer new features, and StreetLib expands to the Middle East and South Asia following its plans for Africa.
There is a new campaign to promote bricks and mortar bookstores, but many indie bookstores are at odds with indie writers over Amazon.
The European Union's copyright reform legislation passed last week. Many bodies representing authors and publishers are delighted. Many internet freedom campaigners are devastated. What does this mean for you. Also, interesting developments at Amazon.
The first ever academic survey into the factors that lead to someone becoming a writer has started to unveil its findings. A novel self-published through soon to be defunct Createspace has been shortlisted for a major French literary prize, causing outrage amongst booksellers.
A new paper from Frankfurt Book Fair makes the case that in a digital world, publishing will move in the direction of subscription and serialisation. The European Union rolls back on legislation to require us all to police every guest post we upload, and Amazon announces this year's Prime Day.
Industry figures show both audiobook sales and ebook library borrows continue to grow rapidly, while the figures on diversity in publishing are less promising.