In a week where apps dominate self-publishing news, Kobo Plus in Canada celebrates its 1st year with interesting insights into subscription readers' habits. INKR makes comics more accessible across languages. And AppSumo launches its Book Author Collection of apps.
It's no coincidence that nondisclosure clauses in publishers' terms and conditions protect the elements most likely to be cited in complaints.
ALLi's Watchdog Desk contrasts ACX and Audible with six rival audiobook distribution services — Author's Republic, Findaway Voices, Kobo Writing Life, Lantern, PublishDrive, and Soundwise — to explore options for authors who wish to reach a wider audience beyond Amazon's walls.
It's now possible to publish audiobooks direct through your Kobo Writing Life dashboard, and Wattpad launch new opportunities in Brazil.
This week's self-publishing news includes the end of an era at Kobo, tax matters both sides of the Atlantic, & a wake-up call about data storage - plus some fun with the Bad Sex in Fiction awards!
FOMO (not to be confused with its spoonerised cousin!). Fear of Missing out. It's one of the great anxieties of the…
By all accounts, London Book Fair was another massive success for ALLi and for authors, provoking much laughter, tears and hope…