Publishing Service Index | July 2014

This is the PUBLISHING SERVICE INDEX for July 2014. This update reflects some review updates and author feedback over the past four weeks. CreateSpace has retaken the top spot ahead of Amazon KDP. Both have swapped places several times over the past few months.This months index sees the introduction of Kobo Writing Life and Publish Green, reviewed in full on TIPM […]

Publish Green – Reviewed

Publish Green is the e-book publishing division of Hillcrest Media Group, based in Minneapolis, USA. Launched in 2011, it provides a full range of e-book services, from file conversion, formatting, editing, distribution, marketing and custom web design to authors (both self and traditionally published) and small presses. Our patent-pending eBook formatting techniques are unique to […]

ALCS Survey: What are words worth and just how good is it in the self-publishing hood?

Hybrid author Hugh Howey has been researching and writing extensively recently about author earnings and producing some intriguing reports. It’s certainly captured the attention of both writers and publishers and created a great deal of debate in the industry. Today, The Authors’ Licensing and Collection Society (ALCS)released summary details of a survey conducted into author […]

Writing and reading for pleasure – Part 2: What to Write? | Douglas Burcham | Guest Post

Douglas Burcham continues his series of articles on writing and reading for pleasure.  Part Two: What to Write?  “You will have to write what readers want and not write a story already written by another author.”  “Can you fly me to the moon and remember to come back?”  Of the two statements each is probably […]