Why does an author opt for self publication? Keeping all emotions aside the hard fact is that most rookies don’t get the backing from the big publication houses. And this practice is rampant even today. If one considers the support available for aspiring writers in India there is nothing better than being given the opportunity by the self publication houses. A large, … [Read more...] about Support for Writers in India Who Want to Self-Publish
If you consider the most popular eBook platforms there are only two that matter – Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Looking at the data from the past two years B&N’s knight in shining armour, the Nook eBook reader is not exactly lighting up the eReader space. In 2012, eReader sales declined for the first time and the worst affected was Nook. Its market share plunged from 4.6% … [Read more...] about The Impact on the Self-Publishing Industry if Amazon Buys out Barnes & Noble
As early as 2008, the number of self published books outscored traditionally printed and by 2009 76% of all books published were self-published books. Today when digital bookstores are all over the place, self-publishing has become more of an essential platform for authors than just a fad. And as far as Indian authors are concerned there is no better platform for them to … [Read more...] about Are Self-Publishing Companies in India Charging Too Much for Their Services?
There was a time, not too long ago, when the literati viewed a self-published author with a low brow (pun intended) and a smirk. A book was considered worthy of mention only if it had been through the grind of publishing: One rejection after another. Times have changed and tables have, more or less, turned. James Joyce had to wait almost a decade and face multiple rejections … [Read more...] about Stand Out Characteristics of Self-Published Authors
This post was originally published at Novelicious.com and is now at WritingTipsOasis.com. WritingTipsOasis.com acquired Novelicious.com in June 2022.It’s been just over three months since I self published a book on Amazon. It has been like taking a crash course in publishing. I can honestly say that I’ve learnt more about publishing in the last three months than I have in the 3 … [Read more...] about The Secret Dreamworld of an Aspiring Author by Anna Bell – Self Publishing: The Good