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.
Steve Bremnar explains how to upload non-Kindle mobi files to a Kindle device.
If you have ever gotten an ebook that you can read on your Kindle, but you didn’t buy it or obtain it from Amazon, don’t worry. Placing it on your Kindle is quite easy.
Ownshelf is a virtual bookshelf for discovering and recommending eBooks with friends across devices. It is a file-locker for legitimately storing eBooks, like Goodreads meets DropBox.
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.
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?
Brennan Reid talks us through the process of editing your work ready for publication.
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.
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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Some great advice and tips for editing your own book before publication.
With Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing), Amazon have made it possible for any writer to upload and sell their books on the kindle, with no cost to the author, and have made it extremely simple for writers to upload their work.