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  • A Quasi-Religious Experience: PW Talks with John H. Matthews

    The indie author's collection of stories received a positive review from PW, and we caught up with Matthews to talk about short fiction and the writing process.

  • Vook Acquires Byliner

    Months after rumors that Byliner, a publisher of digital longform nonfiction and fiction, was having financial problems, digital publishing services vendor Vook has acquired Byliner, which will now be Vook’s first in-house publishing imprint.

  • SPX 2014 Marks 20 Years Celebrating Small Press Comics

    SPX, an annual festival for independent and self-published comics, opens this weekend, September 13-14 in North Bethesda, Maryland with such artists as Lynda Barry, Keith Knight, Charles Burns and others.

  • My Self-Publishing Journey: Battle of the Blurb

    Asking other writers to read and blurb my book left me contemplating less painful careers.

  • Amazon Unveils KDP Kids

    In a move designed to attract and support children’s book authors and self-publishers, Amazon has launched KDP Kids, a children's-focused illustrated and chapter book category in the Kindle Store.

  • A Genocide Survivor's Story: Seng Ty's Long Road

    A survivor of the Khmer Rouge genocides writes his memoir, from the killing fields to his new home in America, with a stop along the way on '60 Minutes.'

  • Smashwords Self-Published Bestseller List, July 2014

    Melody Grace's romance 'Uninhibited' takes the top spot on July's list of the bestselling titles published on the Smashwords platform.

  • PW Select August 2014: New Titles from Self-Publishers

    Booksellers, publishers, and agents are encouraged to take a look at the listings of self-published books below. Some of these authors are waiting to be discovered; others have a track record and a following, and are doing it on their own.

  • Advanced Marketing Tactics for Indie Authors

    There remain obstacles to indie success, but there are many best practices that give books maximum exposure.

  • PW Select August 2014: The Reviews

    This month's reviews of self-published books.

  • Social Sophistication

    “If you build it, they will come.” Such is the dream behind social media marketing.

  • Kickstarter Diary Chapter 5: The Postmortem

    A successful Kickstarter campaign for his book completed, Todd Allen looks back on the final results and lessons learned, and ponders whether he would use Kickstarter again.

  • Writer's Digest, BookBaby Partner on Self-Pub Imprint

    Blue Ash Publishing will give authors the "education resources" of the Writer's Digest community, alongside the distribution power of BookBaby's sales network.

  • Publishers Weekly Launches PW Expertise

    The new set of services will provide authors with feedback and guidance about writing and publishing.

  • Campaigning for Children’s Rights: PW Talks with M. Dolon Hickmon

    M. Dolon Hickmon’s novel '13:24' received a positive review from PW, and we caught up with the author to discuss self-publishing and the prevalence of child abuse.

  • 'Unbroken' Breaks Through

    Melody Grace was a publishing veteran with nine titles under her belt when she decided to self-publish a new adult romance.

  • Kickstarter Diary, Chapter 4: Promoting the Campaign

    Now that the campaign has been launched, it's time for the next and longest phase of a Kickstarter campaign: using email, media contacts and social media to promote it. Also known as “30 days of obsessive compulsive disorder and stress.”

  • Smashwords Self-Published Bestseller List, June 2014

    Lilliana Anderson's romance 'Drawn 2 - Redemption (Damien)' takes the top spot on June's list of the bestselling titles published on the Smashwords platform.

  • BookLife Rolls Out New Features

    BookLife launched new features this month enabling authors to post to their pages excerpts from books and news items about their career and work.

  • Surprising Self-Publishing Statistics

    Two recent self-publishing surveys shake up conventional wisdom on e-book pricing, the value of "free," the sales impact of DRM, and more.

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