Amazon has taken action against one of the worst offending Kindle unlimited scammers, but in a disappointingly limited way. They are also causing a major headache for Australian customers.
Tag Archives | libraries
Wondering how to build a better relationship with your local public library? Here’s an inspiring case study by Raegan Teller about Richland Library, South Carolina.
This week the Alliance of Independent Authors’s self-publishing news bulletin investigates B&N rumours, reports upbeat news from libraries, and shares a great new free image resource.
How networking offline can help indie authors raise awareness and build their fan base – and how to go about it.
Ever wondered what it means to be a Writer in Residence? Read Sarah Banham’s inspiring case study.
It’s not easy writing topical introductions to a global column. At least, it’s not when you’re from the UK and the thing you naturally talk about most is the weather. Because it would make no sense for me to talk about how I’ve been running through the snow and expecting our boiling Australian readers to […]
OK, wars is too strong a word, but this week, the predominant theme I have been coming across is that of digital and physical, and the relation between the two. It’s a perennially fascinating thing to get played out, and this week was given some added interest by the fact I took part in a […]
British indie author Julie Day, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, describes how her talk about self-publishing at her neighbourhood library raised awareness and understanding of the indie sector and also gained her on-the-spot book sales, sign-ups for her mailing list and an invitation to return for more. Her post provides a useful template for this kind […]
It’s all very well for self-published authors to talk about reaching readers, but how do you find the readers you need to reach? British author James Minter, who lives and write in France, turns this question on its head and considers how readers discovers books, to help you home in on your ideal target readers. […]