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…
(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)
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
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.
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
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