Self-Publishing

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AAA Release New Guidelines for Literary Agent Services

The Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA) is a voluntary trade association whose members are all UK-based literary agencies. The AAA provides a forum and collective voice for UK literary agencies, but perhaps most importantly it sets a code of practice for its members. The publishing landscape is continually changing, whether you are an agent, author, publisher, distributor

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Should You Self-Publish or Go Traditional? [Infographic] | The Write Life

Author Henry Hertz created a questionnaire to help other authors break down the crucial elements involved when choosing to self-publish or go the traditional route. Writing resource portal The Write Life liked Hertz’s questionnaire so much it turned it into an infographic. Hertz explained that he wanted to convey the big differences between self-publishing and traditional publishing. My

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MH 370: When to Publish? | A Simple Case Study

There are some important benefits to self-publishing for authors who choose this path, not least the ability to be in complete control of a project from the process of writing the book right through to the execution of a marketing plan. This freedom of control brings with it many important decisions, but I believe the

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AAA Release New Guidelines for Literary Agent Services

The Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA) is a voluntary trade association whose members are all UK-based literary agencies. The AAA provides a forum and collective voice for UK literary agencies, but perhaps most importantly it sets a code of practice for its members. The publishing landscape is continually changing, whether you are an agent, author, publisher, distributor

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The Week That Was: Ethics Are Not Just for Authors

The Ethical Author code was launched just over a week ago at The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference by Orna Ross, founder and director of The Alliance of Independent Authors. Ross introduced the new initiative during a special Big Ideas panel presentation and discussion. The Ethical Author code is something any author can sign up to regardless

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Unbound – Reviewed

Unbound is a UK publisher and funding platform founded in 2011 by John Mitchinson (ex-Waterstones marketing director, publisher at Harvill Press and author), Justin Pollard (author and historical consultant on numerous feature films and BBC TV series), and Dan Kieran (author of the bestselling Crap Towns series of books – a rough guide to Britain’s

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Amazon Launch KDP Kids Software for Self-Published Authors

Last week Amazon announced the launch of Kindle Direct Publishing Kids, book creation tool specifically aimed at self-published authors with illustrated children’s e-books. What particularly useful about the new book creation software is that it can be downloaded to your PC and used offline. Manuscript can be prepared in Microsoft Word or a similar word

Traditional Publishing

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AAA Release New Guidelines for Literary Agent Services

The Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA) is a voluntary trade association whose members are all UK-based literary agencies. The AAA provides a forum and collective voice for UK literary agencies, but perhaps most importantly it sets a code of practice for its members. The publishing landscape is continually changing, whether you are an agent, author, publisher, distributor

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Should You Self-Publish or Go Traditional? [Infographic] | The Write Life

Author Henry Hertz created a questionnaire to help other authors break down the crucial elements involved when choosing to self-publish or go the traditional route. Writing resource portal The Write Life liked Hertz’s questionnaire so much it turned it into an infographic. Hertz explained that he wanted to convey the big differences between self-publishing and traditional publishing. My

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HarperCollins Direct Sales Initiative: Is it Reactive or Proactive?

Last week big 5 publisher HarperCollins launched a new e-commerce initiative with the intention of encouraging its authors to direct sell their print books, e-books and audio books using an affiliated link to its new direct sales website. The new website is a great deal more refreshing than its older corporate orientated site and the

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AAA Release New Guidelines for Literary Agent Services

The Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA) is a voluntary trade association whose members are all UK-based literary agencies. The AAA provides a forum and collective voice for UK literary agencies, but perhaps most importantly it sets a code of practice for its members. The publishing landscape is continually changing, whether you are an agent, author, publisher, distributor

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The Week That Was: Ethics Are Not Just for Authors

The Ethical Author code was launched just over a week ago at The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference by Orna Ross, founder and director of The Alliance of Independent Authors. Ross introduced the new initiative during a special Big Ideas panel presentation and discussion. The Ethical Author code is something any author can sign up to regardless

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Marketing

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Blurb Launch Dream Team Marketplace with Vetted Collaborators

DIY self-publishing services provider Blurb has launched a marketplace to help authors find creative publishing professionals. The new marketplace is called Dream Team, free to access, and will introduce authors to a list of vetted professionals which were handpicked by publishing industry veterans Richard Nash and Molly Barton. Initially the marketplace will feature collaborators focussed on publication creation,

Ratings/Reviews

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Unbound – Reviewed

Unbound is a UK publisher and funding platform founded in 2011 by John Mitchinson (ex-Waterstones marketing director, publisher at Harvill Press and author), Justin Pollard (author and historical consultant on numerous feature films and BBC TV series), and Dan Kieran (author of the bestselling Crap Towns series of books – a rough guide to Britain’s

Opinions/Guest Posts

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The Week That Was: Ethics Are Not Just for Authors

The Ethical Author code was launched just over a week ago at The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference by Orna Ross, founder and director of The Alliance of Independent Authors. Ross introduced the new initiative during a special Big Ideas panel presentation and discussion. The Ethical Author code is something any author can sign up to regardless

Advice

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Should You Self-Publish or Go Traditional? [Infographic] | The Write Life

Author Henry Hertz created a questionnaire to help other authors break down the crucial elements involved when choosing to self-publish or go the traditional route. Writing resource portal The Write Life liked Hertz’s questionnaire so much it turned it into an infographic. Hertz explained that he wanted to convey the big differences between self-publishing and traditional publishing. My

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