An author's guide to narrating your audiobook. If it's fiction, it’s a bad idea. Of course, there are rare exceptions. Would it be right for your audiobooks? Audio professional Gordon Rothman shares his expert advice.
Audio is dominating the digital book market in Sweden, and the release of Audible for the Apple watch may lead to increases elsewhere.
Walmart is going into the ebook market in a big way including audiobook subscription, thanks to a new partnership with Rakuten's Kobo and Overdrive. And Amazon has finally merged KDP Print and Createspace.
Streetlib launches a marketplace for authors and service providers, the Audible Romance controversy rumbles, on, and we look at the differing trends in ebooks across the globe.
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.
Each month Orna Ross and Joanna Penn join forces to bring you The Advanced Self-Publishing Salon, a live online broadcast where they discuss what’s going on in the publishing industry, and provide an update on the latest tools and techniques that are helping them achieve their writing and publishing goals.