Spotify’s deal with publishers and the resolution to the screenwriters’ strike illustrate how quickly our landscape is changing. Welcome to Self-Publishing News with ALLi News editor Dan Holloway, bringing you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.
This week there are several fascinating stories around the audio platforms we use as self-publishing authors: Bookrix, Streetlib, & Bookbeat
Libro.fm internationally rolls out a Bookshop.org style platform that lets audiobook readers support local bookstores.
For this week’s edition of the Alliance of Independent Authors International Insights hosted by Mark Williams of The New Publishing Standard, we’re moving on to indie friendly aggregators.
A look back at 2019's self-publishing news: libraries, audiobooks, global markets, and an existential question: what is reading?
An in depth news report from Futurebook 19 looking at what the conference had to teach indies with a focus on data and events.
Cory Doctorow launches a scathing attack on the damage DRM is doing to the book industry, and technology opens new global opportunities for indies.
Libraries face tougher terms from publishers for lending ebooks, and booksellers launch a campaign to make the book business greener.
A report by the UK government on why author earnings are at such low levels ignores the self-publishing landscape, we celebrate indie bookshop week, and explore the massive ebook potential of African markets.
The Selfies Awards come to the USA at Book Expo 2020, and StreetLib becomes a global audiobook player with Il Narratore deal.
Nora Roberts takes on Amazon's most infamous plagiarist, while Creative Commons makes over 300 million free-to-use images searchable.
A shortage of paper causes concern for resurgent print book sales, and half of Americans have listened to an audiobook.