Welcome back to the processes of publishing series where the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team is advising on the seven processes of publishing. Today, we're looking at the book production process.
While print books have been the backbone and primary format for traditional publishing for... well, forever, that's not the case for indies. Typically, indie authors are digital first, focused on ebook sales and then audio and print next. So how do you actually publish an ebook? The Alliance of Independent Authors extends thanks to Linh Thoi for her contributions to this post. This is how to publish an ebook.
Audio is dominating the digital book market in Sweden, and the release of Audible for the Apple watch may lead to increases elsewhere.
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.
Need help with determining the best self-publishing path for your book? We've put together this roundup of 13 posts from 2016 to help you with the distribution decisions you need to make to achieve your 2017 indie author goals.