Industry Insights

Writing Tips Oasis is Here!

By on Apr 5, 2017 in News

This post is a message to inform all of our readers that e-Books India has undergone rebranding and we are now called Writing Tips Oasis. Why you may ask? Well, when I first started e-Books India in early 2014, it was to coincide with the rise of digital publishing in India and to provide a website, which would help writers across India to write and self-publish...

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A Look at Amazon’s Book Reviewers and How They Influence What Readers Buy

A Look at Amazon’s Book Reviewers and How They Influence What Readers Buy

By on Jul 3, 2016 in Industry Insights

Ángel González has written an excellent and insightful article in The Seattle Times, which looks at the way Amazon’s team of book reviewers work, and how their reviews of literary works influence readers and the types of books they end up buying. Below is a quote from Ángel’s article: “Within the highly automated folds of Amazon’s online bookstore,...

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New York City’s Best Independent Bookstores

New York City’s Best Independent Bookstores

By on Jul 2, 2016 in Industry Insights

If you’re a book lover and are planning a trip to New York City, you may want to visit some of the independent bookstores found across the city. If you want to save time and not have to look for them yourself, take a read of an article written Rebecca Fishbein in Gothamist. Rebecca has compiled a list of the best independent bookstores in NYC. Below is a quote...

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Canadian Heritage’s cultural-policy expert advisory committee leave out book publishers

Canadian Heritage’s cultural-policy expert advisory committee leave out book publishers

By on Jul 2, 2016 in Industry Insights

Sue Carter recently reported on a story in Quill & Quire, about book publishers being left out of Canadian Heritage’s cultural-policy expert advisory committee. Below is an excerpt from Sue’s article: “Publishing representatives are disappointed by the lack of industry presence on the Department of Canadian Heritage’s new cultural-policy expert...

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Women Shouldn’t Have to Apologize for Reading Cozy Mysteries

Women Shouldn’t Have to Apologize for Reading Cozy Mysteries

By on Jul 1, 2016 in Book Reviews, Industry Insights

Maureen Corrigan recenty wrote an excellent article in The Washington Post about why women should cease apologizing for reading cozy mysteries. Below is a quote from the article: “Hillary Clinton recently made a minor flub on women’s issues. In an article in New York magazine, when asked what books she likes, the candidate said that these days, she’s “into...

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Israeli Authors Being Boycotted

Israeli Authors Being Boycotted

By on Jun 30, 2016 in Industry Insights

An interesting article has been written by Rabbi David Wolpe in Time, about the books of Israeli authors being boycotted by publishers across the world. Below is an excerpt from Rabbi David’s article: “Deborah Harris is one of Israel’s leading literary agents. These days she is facing more than the usual pressures of finding and selling good books....

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