Indie authors are getting their work made into movies, whether through Wattpad, KDP, or other means. And Scribd hits 1 million subscribers.
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Looking at the indie publishing community these days, it seems authors can be split in two groups: the “going wide” group, and the others who prefer betting on one outlet (the most relevant) for their book. Anne-Catherine de Fombelle, Chief Globalization Officer for self-publishing aggregator StreetLib, a valued ALLI Partner Member, probes the concept of “the […]
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.
Nook and iBooks get a makeover, Rakuten Kobo partners Walmart, and a new prize for thrillers opens its doors to indies
Amazon has finally opened its first staff-less shop to the public, Wattpad has secured $51m funding to expand its machine learning, and several platforms have expandd their offerings to readers.
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.
One of the most popular genres on YouTube these days features “unboxing” videos. That is, literally, videos of people taking a thing out of the box in which it arrived. I was reminded of this by one of the articles that has been doing the rounds this week, linking the resurgence of print books and […]
Well that was a week! I won’t go into the details because this isn’t a column about me – but I am delighted to say that I bring this report to you in rather bleary-eyed fashion because as I would usually be putting some structure to the points I have been gathering all week I […]
I love the Equinoxes. Whether you’re in the northern hemisphere or the southern, these are the times of year when the clock moves most quickly, sunlight swallowing or being swallowed by the dark at an unequalled rate. It’s that same rapid change we see in the publishing world, the change on which we indies thrive. […]
The manifesto for indies, securing foreign rights in a trad world, Kindle Scout pitch their tent in the UK, and much more in the round up from ALLi partners and friends – including ALLi Director Orna Ross (who’s popping up in the self-publishing news everywhere this week…) The rights stuff at Frankfurt… What are the options for […]