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How Jessica Mitford Exposed A $48m Scam From America’s Literary Establishment

Jessica Mitford took on the American funeral industry, the California Department of Corrections, and the Ku Klux Klan, but it was her 1970 exposé of The Famous Writers School which led to… 2,655 more words

Author Solutions Steps Up Global Expansion, Penguin Random House Integration

Penguin Random House is speeding up the international expansion of its vanity press operations, while also seeking to integrate them more closely with the traditional side of the business – hoping to counteract flat growth for Author Solutions at a time when self-publishing is booming. 1,820 more words

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'There is much heated debate about Amazon’s disruption of bookselling and publishing. What is spoken about a lot less is how Amazon (through KDP and CreateSpace) has disrupted the scammy vanity press industry...'

Public Service Announcement for Aspiring Authors

Stay away from Author Solutions. Everything they offer can be found freelance at a quarter of the price, and these freelance editors and graphic artists will give more of a fuck than Author Solutions. 78 more words

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Author Solutions Steps Up Global Expansion, Penguin Random House Integration

Penguin Random House is speeding up the international expansion of its vanity press operations, while also seeking to integrate them more closely with the traditional side of the business – hoping to counteract flat growth for Author Solutions at a time when self-publishing is booming. 1,820 more words

Amazon Opens Dutch Kindle Store, B&N Moves Into Author Services

Amazon launched a Kindle Store in the Netherlands this morning, as anticipated by The Digital Reader yesterday.

Kindle devices are now on sale for prices ranging between €59 for the basic model, up to €189 for the Voyage, and the store has opened with over 3m titles. 859 more words

22 authors collaborate to write book on how serving through AmeriCorps changes lives

One of the great things about the indie revolution is books that might not be of interest to traditional publishers can still find their way into the hands of readers and make an impact. 596 more words

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Author Solutions' iUniverse, a Self-Publishing Service Provider, Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

By Will Ashton

Authors Solutions’ iUniverse, an imprint of the Penguin Random House company’s supported self-publishing services provider, is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary throughout the month of October, according to… 277 more words

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