Tag Archives: ebooks

The Guardian and L.A. Times continue crusade against self-publishing

The L.A. Times is parroting an article first reported in The Guardian: “98 British publishers folded last year due to e-books, discounts” The original article published November 4th in the Guardian has a headline screaming “Ebooks and discounts drive 98 publishers out of business” with a subhead of “Number of closures is 42% up on […]

Amazon Extreme Package from Outskirts Press Prepares Self-Publishing Authors for Success

From PRWEB: Outskirts Press, the fastest growing self-publishing and book marketing company, announced today it is giving away its most popular marketing package (nearly $250 value) to authors who start their publishing process this month. The Amazon Extreme marketing package includes a Kindle Edition, Search Inside the Book Submission and Amazon Cover Enhancement, as well as a […]

Calibre pops out release 1.3!

Whether you’re an eBook aficionado, an aspiring writer, or ar just trying to get a handle on all of your eBooks across all of your devices the open-source Calibre program is your solution.  You can manage your library, sync your files to virtually every device you’ve got, and even convert eBook formats. Calibre is free […]

Is Self-Publishing here to stay?

This question was recently asked, and some mighty strange answers were provided: “…Is self publishing here to stay? Hogwash. Self publishing will be here to stay when self published authors start showing up on Good Morning America or The View or the front page of the Huffington Post or Salon or the New York Times […]

ALLi Success Stories: Liliana Hart

ALLi is the Alliance of Independent Authors, the professional association for self-publishing writers.  They host an EXCELLENT self-publishing advice blog HERE. Liliana Hart offers shares her success secrets this week in the on-going “How I Do It: Super Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets” series. From the article: “I’d definitely recommend writing a series to hook […]