Amazon UK has released its first ever consumer report, which lists the top 20 selling ebooks for the year to date. Crime dominates, interestingly, as do women writers who make up 18 of the 20 bestselling ebook authors. 288 more words
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Current Scribd model unsustainable; changes punish romance writers for popularity
Publishers Weekly, The Bookseller and the Weekly Book Newsletter have all reported that the ebook subscription service Scribd has cut its romance catalogue to drastically reduce the number of romance and erotica titles it carries. 445 more words
Penguin Random House: heading for Hachette style fight…or joining KU?
Reports in the media suggest we may be heading for another
with Amazon playing hard ball (hardback?) with Penguin Random House, the largest of the Big 5 USA trade publishers (trade books are the ones you bought in bookstores…not textbooks and such). 1,131 more words
Well, I’ve set out on this new adventure, dangling my new novel in the hybrid publishing arena called Kindle Scout. After six more days – May 15 – the experiment will be over and I’ll get to see how worthwhile it was. 279 more words