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Brave New Publishing---Amazon Testing Paying Authors by the Page

We live in a really strange time and technology has altered the publishing landscape into something we could never have imagined in 1999. The changes have been nothing short of science fiction. 2,549 more words

Kristen Lamb

Agency Pricing: Good for Indie Publishers and Heritage Authors

The Bookseller and Publisher’s Lunch reported recently that HarperCollins is returning to agency pricing on ebooks.
Agency pricing means that the publisher has the right to set the price for its ebooks. 168 more words


Fantasy is Flying High! #fantasy #getpublished #pubtip

After for so long being a small, very small, market, fantasy has come into its own.
Thank the likes of Neil Gaiman and George R. Martin (and, of course, Game of Thrones’ show) for boosting this deserving category into the limelight. 165 more words


Where to Publish (For New Writers Who Are Looking to Self-Publish)

Below is a video Janet Syas Nitsick and I did on publishing, specifically self-publishing.  The question came in, “What places can an author publish his book?” In this video, we answer this, but I’ll include the highlights below so you can read it instead if you wish. 649 more words


Does Snapchat work for the regional press?

Snapchat and regional newspapers look unlikely bedfellows on the surface of it.  After all, the photo messaging application is primarily a hit with teenagers and (very) young twenty somethings. 478 more words

Regional Press

THE TIMES OF BHAGAT and other maladies of The Publishing Industry

The age of Metro-reads is on. And if Rupa Publications has its way, it will have all of us believe that we live in the Age of Chetan Bhagat. 715 more words