Tag: indie publishing

Self-Publishing Star Amanda Hocking Sells Next Series to St. Martin’s Amanda Hocking, who sold more than one million copies of her self-published novels before turning to a traditional publisher, has sold another series to St. Martin’s Press… Read More

(via The Shifting Landscape of Book Reviews) This is a nice little overview of a handful of popular book review blogs. I do have a question about the graphic, though. I can’t quite tell whether the reader is reading: (a) an indie book; (b) a book review blog; (c) the ebook bestseller list; or (d) Read More

via star-telegram.com: Librarians fight to keep publishers from taking over e-book revolution | Fort Worth | Ne… I love librarians! There’s a tightrope across the digital divide that nearly 7,000 librarians meeting this week in Fort Worth are crossing, but some aren’t tiptoeing. They’re leaping across the gap and looking for ways to stay at the Read More

David Mamet and Other Big Authors Choose to Self-Publish – NYTimes.com This year, when Mr. Mamet set out to publish his next one, a novella and two short stories about war, he decided to take a very different path: he will self-publish. Read More

Jim Carrey to self-publish ‘metaphysical’ children’s book | Books | guardian.co.uk Jim Carrey is preparing to join the ranks of self-published authors with what he described as a “metaphysical” children’s book about a wave. The actor told HitFix that the book would be called How Roland Rolls. And although a major Hollywood name like Carrey Read More

Why self-publishing is no longer a vanity project | Books | The Observer As Penguin CEO John Makinson said: “Self-publishing has moved into the mainstream of our industry”. It’s hard to overstate what a radical change this is for publishing… Read more. Read More

Self-publishing or vanity press? The answer may surprise you – Inside Bay Area Jessica Yadegaran, Contra Costa Times Gone is the stigma associated with self-publishing. Best-seller lists now are jammed with self-published titles, and traditional publishers hunt online for the next E.L. James (“Fifty Shades of Grey”) or Amanda Hocking (“Trylle Trilogy”). Therefore, many independent Read More

Ins and Outs of Publishing Your Book via the Web – NYTimes.com Well, I don’t have a breakaway bestseller (yet), but I’m feeling pretty good about my sales now. I was able to fly British Airways Club World to Scotland last month on my book earnings; and, friends, that is a world in which you Read More

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