ALLi rounds up the key stories of 2017 for self-publishers from the rise of Blockchain to the downfall of distribution platforms backed by big publishers.
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Top stories from this week’s news round-up include reflections on the 10th anniversary of the Kindle, the future post-Pronoun, and a new study of how readers view Amazon’s book pages.
Now that Pronoun is closing, where should authors turn for distribution? ALLi’s Watchdog Desk compares ebook distributors to see how they stack up to Pronoun.
Get the week’s top self-publishing news stories in this handy digest, this week focusing on all things digital, including piracy and copyright issues
One of the things I love so much about being an indie is the tendency to end up in places you never imagined seeing yourself – whether that’s literally or metaphorically. Because as an indie, you have a certain openness to saying yes to opportunities and seeing where they lead. This week found me led […]
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 […]
If you’re like me, then you will be thinking pretty much what I’m thinking. It’s that time of year. The year is so young and so full of possibility. And so old and full of disappointment. It’s the time when it’s not too late to claw back those ambitions we had do firmly in our […]
It’s not often that in a sales context I thank my lucky stars I am a performance poet! But there is one key area in which I have it very easy, and that is getting my books to my marketplace – I simply carry them with me in a backpack and sell them at the […]
Last month, I reviewed Pronoun, an intriguing, free, assisted self-publishing platform. I’m updating that review today with a significant new development: Macmillan has acquired Pronoun. Uncertainty, but optimism too The incursion of Big 5 publishers into the realm of self-publishing has rarely benefited indie authors. The long, ugly history of traditional publishers partnering with predatory […]
This week, we’re taking a closer look at Pronoun, a relatively new digital distributor that’s attracting a lot of interest among indie authors. Background Pronoun is the result of a merger between the publisher Vook, the imprint Byliner, and the analytics platform Booklr. The company publishes ebooks to the five major online retailers: Amazon, Apple, […]