Spotify is ready to start audiobook trials. Waterstones’ continuing warehouse wobbles. Writers receive basic income in Ireland.
TikTok's new creator pool the latest move to cap creator earnings from subscription while Kindle Unlimited paid indies $450m in 2021.
Overdrive, Pratilipi, and Substack offer new opportunities for going wide, and the book industry starts to reopen.
The subscription model might be changing the industry in ways we hadn't thought, Amazon ebook antitrust case latest.
Who is the book business' person of the year? Two major studio announcements mark a film industry increasingly moving to streaming subscription.
BookClub seeks to take book clubs online and let readers aske questions direct to authors, and bookstores need book sales.
James Daunt commits to ebooks and Nook, what's happening with Independent Bookstore Day, Spotify moves into audiobooks.
Educational publishing offers opportunities for indies, as does the changing way people are reading - more on mobiles, less on ereaders.