Digital Publishing News for 4 April 2016

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest digital publishing news for early April 2016. There’s No One Way to Sell an Ebook At Publishers Weekly, a survey of independent digital-first publishers reveals a wide array of growth strategies. Interviews with these five independent publishers show a range of publishing practices with the e-books […]

7 Big Issues I’ve Come Across Writing My Debut Novel

by Matthew Turner Today’s guest post comes from Matthew Turner. In November Matthew posted here about 4 Online Haunts Where Your Readers Live. Tomorrow marks the launch of his novel Beyond Parallel and he’s back with us today to share some of the biggest issues he has encountered while self-publishing his novel … over to you Matthew… […]

Being on Amazon Doesn’t Sell Your Book

Today’s guest post comes from Hope Clark, founder of Funds For Writers and author of the mystery Lowcountry Bribe. Hope’s previous post “Should I Just Do an Ebook?” resonated with many readers  and I am very pleased to welcome her back today. So many fresh-faced writers dream of having their books on Amazon. The thought of a complete […]

The Importance of Building an Author Platform

If you have been spending any time around people in the publishing industry then you must have heard the term “Author Platform”. It is a term used to define the demand for an author’s work, and is often considered well before the author’s work is even produced. In essence it is a measure of how much […]