Author groups are worried by changes to Amazon buy button, artificial intelligence storytelling is coming but virtual reality suffers
What are the best time management tips for authors? Our Member Q&A is hosted by Michael La Ronn and ALLi Director Orna Ross.
Netgalley adds audio offering, Gardners buy Bertrams warehouse, Frankfurt Book Fair announce digital events, Amazon join lawsuit against Kiss Library
Frankfurt Book Fair wants to hear from you, the latest insights on audiobooks, and Amazon makes a move in Sweden and India.
Apple Books for authors is here, Ingram Spark introduce changes including free ISBNs, audiobooks drive publishing stability
What if a Hybrid Publisher Wants to Charge me a Ton of Money? That's among the questions answered in this month's Members Q&A and Self-Publishing News Salon with Michael LaRonn and Sacha Black (filling in for Orna Ross), followed by Dan Holloway's news roundup.
The fate of audiobooks during the coronavirus crisis is unclear: some publishers are very concerned but in Europe streaming is booming. And Publishers Weekly launch #booksareessential
My guest this week is Jules Horne, a Scottish author who understands that the best way to read a book may not be only through the eyes only. With the rise in audiobooks and podcasts, we're returning back to the age of oral storytelling, and Jules is probing the borders between reading and listening, between the eyes and the ears.
It's perhaps no surprise that just like a reader has a preference for one author's voice over another, listeners will have a preference for one narrator over the another. Rosalind Minett, ALLi author member debates whether the author's spoken voice is the best choice for narration or whether we should leave it up to the professionals. One thing's for certain, choosing the right audiobook narrator is a difficult task.
As audiobook sales continue to grow, so too do the platforms for sales and marketing. But how do you actually sell audiobooks? And how do you know what marketing opportunities are boom and what are bust? Join Sacha Black and…
Kobo turns 10, new projects look to improve literacy, and we look at what Brexit might mean for indies.
Smashwords launches a presales feature, and a newspaper makes a confusing claim that audiobook sales will overtake ebooks in 2020.