Indie Publishing in 2015 – What Do You Need To Do?

“It’s that season when people love to post resolutions and predictions for the year ahead. Along with others in the publishing industry I have been reviewing “where we’re at” and “where we’re heading” as an industry in 2015.

When considering where we’re at it’s helpful to remember just how far self-publishing has come in the past decade. It’s just over 7 years since Amazon launched the first Kindle eReader (in November 2007). It’s also more than 11 years since I launched my web site, Publish Your Own Ebooks.  What a journey it’s been and what amazing changes we’ve witnessed and been part of!”

Read the entire post at my Author’s Blog here

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The World’s Greatest Storytellers

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Publishing house and content marketing agency Raconteur Media recently surveyed almost 500 authors, journalists, editors, students, and media and marketing professionals, asking them who is the world’s greatest storyteller? The resulting Infographic is a tribute to many talented storytellers who have lived throughout the ages. As Raconteur explains on their blog, “…we wanted to take a […]

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Weekly News Roundup for 12 December 2014

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Here is a quick round-up of some of the news in digital publishing over the past week or so. Barnes & Noble strikes deal to buy Microsoft’s stake in Nook Media LLC This paves the way for the bookseller to spin off its e-reader and digital content division… Read more >> The Best Books Of 2014, […]

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It’s Time to Start Preparing for NaNoWriMo 2014

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Every year in November novel-writing fever takes the world by storm as writers take part in NaNoWriNo. NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, a fiction writing challenge founded in 1999 by Chris Baty. Participants pledge to write 50,000 words in a month, starting from scratch and reaching “The End” by November 30. The novels written […]

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7 Reasons Why Amazon’s Kids Fire HD is a Game Changer

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The release of the new Kids Fire HD tablet by Amazon is not only a clear indicator that the company wants to encourage kids to read… it also shows that Amazon is smart enough to recognize the huge market represented by millions of kids around the world and the demand for good kids’ content. After many years working full-time as a […]

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