Is Tencent about to buy Wattpad, a replacement for Book Expo, first year sales figures for Bookshop.org, fake Goodreads reviews.
Writers' organizations unite in condemning ACX/Audible's response over returns, print on demand titles return to Bookshop.org
Apple Books for authors is here, Ingram Spark introduce changes including free ISBNs, audiobooks drive publishing stability
The Selfies Awards come to the USA at Book Expo 2020, and StreetLib becomes a global audiobook player with Il Narratore deal.
ALLi Director Orna Ross shares the key takeaways from the groundbreaking Digital Book World conference 2018, including exciting opportunities and calls to action for indie authors who want to be a part of selfpublishing 3.0.
Amazon has introduced new rules aimed at stopping the abuse of Kindle Unlimted, and authors fighting back against Faleena Hopkins over Cockygate score an initial win in court.
Wattpad are giving viewers the chance to decide if they like the look of a series with short pilot adaptations taken from the site, while a court rules if you embed copyright-infringing content from elsewhere on your website, you may be liable, and Book Expo gets a makeover but may have forgotten a key ingredient in its core business...authors.
How to apply for a review of your self-published book in Publishers Weekly, and why you should - by US novelist Laura Morelli
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