Edward Jensen gave up. He saw no point, really. He had done everything he could, gone completely out of his way. He’d bent over backwards, bent over forwards, sideways and many other directions. 391 more words
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The Independent Publishing Magazine’s Review of Unbound raises a very important question of authorship within Unbound’s platform. The magazine calls it an “internal self-serving eco-system”, because “authors attracting readers to Unbound, rather than Unbound attracting readers as a publisher.” Authors, which initially appeared to be Unbound’s strength, are surfacing as their greatest weakness. 379 more words
A response to Gillian Rudd’s article: “Why Crowdfunding Publisher Unbound poses a threat to literary prizes.”
Articles abound about Unbound relentlessly refer to it as a new source for… 537 more words
Save might be an exaggeration, but I don’t deny that Unbound’s crowdfunding model interjects many solutions to problems that have plagued and diminished traditional publishing houses of late. 419 more words
When writerly types discuss the impact of the digital revolution, it’s often with a wry, half-hearted smile.
Becoming an author can seem like a pipe-dream – or at least, being an author that can earn a living through advances and sales seems like a distant dream. 1,447 more words