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Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart.com has entered into a distribution deal with US-based aggregator and digital distributor Publish On Demand Global (PODG) to enable US independent authors and publishers gain access to readers in India.

Flipkart partners with US-based Publish On Demand Global to help authors & publishers distribute eBooks

Sales of eBooks further thriving

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There is no doubt that eBooks are here to stay as they continue to grow in popularity.

It’s been years since the onset of the most recent digital publishing and e-reading revolution, and the results are still reporting that print is a favored mode for reading among consumers, but that ebooks are still on the rise. According to data released yesterday from Nielsen, ebook sales in the UK alone increased by 20% last year.

eBook Sales Continue to Thrive.

Crowdfunding: a source for the new author?

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With crowdfunding becoming an increasingly popular funding source online, UK author Pete Oxley describes his experiences.

Crowdfunding, funding a project through a large group of people over the internet, is increasingly being used to raise finance for a variety of things, from new inventions to bands’ latest albums. Can this also be used to help the independent author get their novel published professionally? 

Nick’s Writing Blog: Crowdfunding a Debut Novel – One Writer’s Story.

Editing Manuscripts, For Better Or Worse

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Brennan Reid talks us through the process of editing your work ready for publication.

Brennan Reid

There are two ways to edit a manuscript, each of which should be performed in conjunction with one another:

  • Do it yourself.
  • Have someone do it for you.

Pencils are nowhere near as intimidating. Pencils are nowhere near as intimidating.

Simple, right? It should be. I’m not going to preach about editing and prepping a final, publish-ready draft — we’re all serious here about writing, so we already know this. Instead, I’m going to investigate a few different ways I go about editing and why I think it’s the most stressful job in the world.

What To Edit For

I’m an extremely harsh self-editor. I knew this but didn’t realize the extent until I started going through draft and draft of my 75,000 word sci-fi project. I’d change a name, drop a hint, shift a scene, pull words, and do everything I could to become totally confident in the final draft. It was (and still is)…

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