How much a writer earns from writing continues to make depressing reading, and a clash in Swedish audio subscription has global consequences.
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What does self-publishing success mean to you? How do you measure it? ALLi Director Orna Ross explains why she believes it’s money – and explains the reasoning and background behind her thinking. Do you agree? Join the conversation!
Amazon’s share price took a plunge but what exactly does this mean for indie authors? Amazon also seems to have been removing authors’ titles seemingly at random.
A must-read post by Orna Ross that goes behind scaremongering stories about author incomes falling and explains how indie authors are uniquely placed to build successful businesses based on their writing careers.
Figures show that author incomes continue to fall. Now is the time to make your website secure or fall foul of Google’s algorithms, while you may already be falling foul of Facebook and Amazon’s.
Amazon has finally opened its first staff-less shop to the public, Wattpad has secured $51m funding to expand its machine learning, and several platforms have expandd their offerings to readers.
Looking through my notes on this week’s news, I can tell event season is about to be upon us. Stories are jostling and jockeying for position, each striving to be the one that catches the wave of publicity at just the right time. I will do my very best to retain some semblance of brevity. […]
OK, I couldn’t not use that as my title this week, could I?! And if you don’t know what I mean, let me explain, slowly and calmly. This week saw the announcement of the 2016 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. And the winner was Bob Dylan. Nobel Prize. Bob Dylan. Yes! These are […]
Well, I’ve had quite a week. I would say my feet have hardly hit the ground, but as you’ll know from last week that would hardly be true. My feet have done a lot of hitting the ground, as I was honoured to take part in the 100 kilometre Race to the Stones Ultramarathon on […]
There are many motivations for going indie. One of the metaphors I used to hear most was that setting out for Indieland was like being part of the Gold Rush, that this was a territory being staked out and carved up from scratch, a blank tablet with no pre-existing laws and various other frontier-based tropes. […]