TIPM Weekly Brief: Vanishing Books and Sales, and The State of Your Book

Books Online: Now you see them – now you don’t! Perhaps the biggest news in recent days was the decision by UK retailer to initially remove all Kobo e-books from their online bookstore. The decision was made following complaints last week to WH Smith about the content of ‘unacceptable titles’ which contravened guidelines of the self-publishing […]

TIPM Morning Brief: Friday, September 27th – Heroes, Villians and Statistics

It’s another packed brief of stories making the publishing news headlines over the past few days. Alas, once again the self and mainstream communities of the publishing industry are still fixated on creating heroes and villains in equal measure. The publishing industry has an innate knack of exploring extremities, finger-pointing and looking for scapegoats while deftly ignoring […]

TIPM Morning Brief: Monday, September 9th

This morning’s TIPM Morning Brief looks at some interesting article and interviews with self-published and hybrid authors. Sometimes I wonder if borders and integration between the traditional world of publishing and the indie author movement is getting healthier, or whether we are actually seeing new battle lines being drawn.  But first it’s author Kerry Wilkinson […]