Indie Publishing News Roundup for 27 April

Here is a quick round-up of some of the news in ebook publishing over the past week. Kiwis Still Love Indie Bookstores “…Lincoln Gould of Booksellers New Zealand said the indie booksellers’ recent success is following trends in the US that saw independent bookstores increase their sales by 9 per cent in 2013.” Japan Passes […]

Sony Reader Store to Close on 20th March

It is now more than a month since Sony announced their plan to close the Sony Reader Store  in the U.S. and Canada and it is only a few days until the closure takes place. Here is a quick heads up for those who need to take any further action. It is sad to see […]

New Release: The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks, 2nd Edition

I am very pleased to announce the release of “The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks, 2nd Edition“. It also reveals my new strategy, or recommended path, for creating ePub and Mobi formats as easily and painlessly as possible!The first edition was released in December 2011 and has helped many writers to self-publish their own […]

The Ebook Publishing Quick Reference PDF has been Updated

There is now a new version of my ePublishing quick reference tool. The Ebook Publishing Quick Reference PDF is a handy reference tool for writers who are self-publishing ebooks. At a glance you can see: Main Ebook Formats Major Ebook Stores Ebook Royalties Chart for Each Store Ebook Aggregator Comparison Chart Ebook Revenue Growth Chart eReaders & […]

How to Add Soundtracks to Your Stories

Plus don’t miss the opportunity to win prizes in the Halloween Short Story Contest further below… Most of us already know about how to get a book published, and we’re becoming more familiar with how to publish ebooks and audiobooks, but have you ever thought about adding a soundtrack to your story? With a soundtrack, the […]