Over the next few months, we're going to feature a selection of the Alliance of Independent Authors authorpreneur members and the inspirational work they do. First in, is Emilia Rose, a patreon and subscription superstar. We're going to examine Emilia's success and look at patreon subscriptions for indie authors.
Wattpad adds $45,000 and screen adaptation opportunities to this year's Wattys. Open AI allows DALL-E 2 users to commercialise images.
In this week's Self-Publishing News Special, ALLi News Editor Dan Holloway looks at Wattpad's new creator fund which will pay…
Billie Eilish's low sales and large social media presence cause publishers to ponder the truth about social media for writers as a new survey from Oxford Brookes University asks writers for their answer to that same question.
Inkitt raises $59m to take successful self-published stories from its platform to the screen. Publishing tackles climate change.
Hugh Howey launches Self-published Science Fiction Competition. Discord offers authors new live event possibilities.
Spotify and Apple offer new but different paid podcast models. Sales of digital books closing in on print.
2021 UK Selfies Awards winners announced. Wattpad Paid Stories writers earn $1m in 2 years. Book tours on hold.
Amazon launches Kindle Vella offering serial subscription publishing and reading, and London Book Fair 2021 announces it will be digital.
Wattpad Brand Originals pairs up brands and writers, Society of Authors conducts a contribution publishing survey, and questions continue over whether libraries cannibalize ebook sales.
The sale of Wattpad to Naver, Audible's small movement on returns policy, and Rolling Stone's vanity publishing
While the United States has been so absorbed with its own problems that Brexit seemed to be something happening in a land far, far away. But, of course, the divorce from the European Union impacts just about everything in the United Kingdom. Fortunately, we have Dan Holloway, who is exploring the labyrinthine implications Brexit has for indie authors.