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
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.
The audiobook market has grown in double figures for six straight years with a 37.1% growth in the USA in 2018. If you haven't entered the audiobook market yet, now is seriously the time. Author member Dawn Brookes is here with a look forward at where she thinks the future of audiobook publishing is heading.
Audible introduces a controversial new captions feature that has sparked allegations of an unwarranted rights grab from publishers, and Wattpad have made their Premium and Paid Stories features global.
People who bought ebooks through Microsoft have lost access to them this week while Amazon Storyteller entrants have the chance to see their work on screen.
A report by the UK government on why author earnings are at such low levels ignores the self-publishing landscape, we celebrate indie bookshop week, and explore the massive ebook potential of African markets.
Subscription reading and audio services show no sign of slowing down, KDP launches new report features, and Kindle supports Traditional Chinese Language.
A shortage of paper causes concern for resurgent print book sales, and half of Americans have listened to an audiobook.
KDP and Audible offer new features, and StreetLib expands to the Middle East and South Asia following its plans for Africa.
Plagiarism is in the news, possibly targeting indies and on KDP in general and we examine the indie presence at London Book Fair.