TIPM Q&A Interview: Hugh McGuire – Pressbooks

This week TIPM is starting a new series of Q&A interviews featuring people from the publishing industry with a particular focus on what is new and different and The Future of Publishing today. Our first interview is with Hugh McGuire, founder of Pressbooks. Hugh, what I liked about Pressbooks is that it provides an option […]

Writers Be Warned: The Case Against Author Solutions (Part 1)

Last week TIPM highlighted the discovery that Author Solutions was indeed the company behind many of the services provided by Nook Press. We also referred to the class action complaint filed by law firm Giskan SolotaroffAnderson & Stewart (GSAS) against Author Solutions in the Southern District Court of New York. This case was filed by GSAS on behalf of three authors […]

Court Files Reveal Author Solutions is the Wizard Behind Nook Press Services

In November 2014 TIPM reported that Barnes & Noble was adding a print-on-demand (POD) service to its self-publishing platform Nook Press, a part of Nook Media. Nook Press Print Service allows self-published authors to load up completed PDF files of their books in various trim sizes and formats (paperback and hardback) for private printing purposes. While the print options look far better […]