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Lulu Expands Distribution to Kindle and Kobo Stores

Lulu has announced that it has added e-book distribution to Amazon Kindle and Kobo e-book store in an expanded partnership deal with Ingram Content Group. Lulu’s publishing and distribution systems will now integrate with Ingram’s digital management system, CoreSource. From the press release: RALEIGH, NC–(Marketwired – March 20, 2014) – Lulu, the pioneer in independent publishing, today


Nook Press Launches in UK and Europe

Barnes & Noble’s self-publishing platform, Nook Press, has been launched in the UK and several countries on the European continent. The platform for authors and publishers is now available in multiple languages including French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, as well as English, and royalty payments will be paid in local currencies. From the press release: NOOK Media


CompletelyNovel Team Up With Greene & Heaton Literary Agency

CompletelyNovel, a platform providing online tools for self-published authors, has teamed up with literary agency Greene & Heaton. The initiative will see the most highly-rated self-published books submitted to the agency for consideration. From the press release: Self-publishing platform CompletelyNovel announce collaboration with Greene & Heaton Literary Agency CompletelyNovel is pleased to announce a new


Thomson-Shore Expands Self-Publishing Services with PublishNext Acquisition

Thomson-Shore, an employee-owned book production and solutions service for publishers and authors, has acquired PublishNext—a self-publishing service provider for independent authors. The acquisition will see Thomson-Shore further expand its service offering for authors and small publishers to include everything from editing, design, production, marketing and distribution in both print and e-book formats. The acquisition by Thomson-Shore


Lulu Launch Lulu Junior Website and Introduce Children’s Book-Making Kits

DIY self-publishing platform Lulu has launched a new brand aimed at children’s books and activity kits. will focus on books for young children, book-making kits and custom wall art. The launch follows on the foot of news late last month when Lulu agreed exclusive licensing agreements with Easy Student Publishing which will allow Lulu become the


The People’s Book Prize: All Authors Are People!

Self-publishing as a valid route to book publication may have shaken off much of its stigma and negative connotations in recent years with more authors achieving success, but not all doors have been unlocked and opened wide. While self-published and indie authors can tap into the same professional gene-pool of editors, designers, translators, printers, distributors