HarperCollins Seal Purchase of Thomas Nelson For 2012

HarperCollins to Acquire Thomas Nelson | PW: “In a deal that will unite the country’s two largest religion book publishers, HarperCollins, parent company of Zondervan, has reached an agreement to acquire Thomas Nelson for an undisclosed price. HC expects to close the purchase before the end of the year. HC CEO Brian Murray said the […]

In depth: self-publishing | The Bookseller | Alison Baverstock

In depth: self-publishing | The Bookseller Self-publishing has had a bad reputation. And if authors feel nervous confessing they have dabbled—or even considered pursuing this path—choosing to research and write about it is doubly disreputable. Nevertheless, that is what I have done in writing a guide to self-publishing, The Naked Author.” Related articles An in-depth […]

Kobo to become a publisher | CBC News

Kobo to become a publisher – Arts & Entertainment – CBC News: “Canadian-based e-book seller Kobo is following in Amazon’s footsteps and creating a publishing arm that will deal directly with authors, CBC News has learned.” Related articles Kobo to become a publisher (cbc.ca) Kobo announces publishing arm, signs e-reader sales deal with UK bookstore […]

Amazon Takes “Self” Out Of Self Publishing | Self Publishing 2.0

Amazon Takes “Self” Out Of Self Publishing | Self Publishing 2.0: This is pretty much one of those seminal articles that comes along occasionally that should be read by all authors (and all writers for that matter – published or unpublished). It’s not just for those considering self-publishing. It’s written by someone I have a […]

PUBLISHING SERVICE INDEX – October 2011

The PUBLISHING SERVICE INDEX for author solutions services launched in June 2010. Here is the latest index for October 2011. (Click image to enlarge) (KEY) DIY – Do-it-yourself bespoke sevices ASS – Author Solutions Services (Packages) PUB – Also offers Mainstream Contracts PRT – Printer FULL – Fulfillment Services provided The most asked question we get at The […]

Book Making: Biggest business blunders of self-publishing authors

Add caption Book Making: Biggest business blunders of self-publishing authors: Michael N. Marcus looks at the biggest blunders by self-published authors on his Bookmaking Blog today. ‘via Blog this’ Related articles Perseus Creates New Service for Authors Seeking to Self-Publish – NYTimes.com (mickrooney.blogspot.com) The Memory of Trees – Book Blog Tour | Nicola Furlong ePubbing […]