Amazon Forces POD Publishers to use Booksurge

This all seems to happened over the past 24 hours and several POD sites and forums are just starting to voice their reactions. It seems that Amazon have taken the bold business step of informing POD publishers as well as traditional publishers who use print-on-demand digital print technology that they will have to use Amazon’s […]

POD Subsidy Survey – Lynn Osterkamp (thepopulistpublisher)

Currently Lynn Osterkamp is conducting a survey for authors who have used pod subsidy publishers and would like their feed back. You can take part in this survey at the following link; http://www.thepopulistpublisher.com/ Here are my generally posted comments about Lynn’s survey. I’m a little bemused as well about some of the negative criticism. I […]

Rise of the POD Monster

There is another very interesting article about the rise in POD publishing/Subsidy publishing in the business section of the Guardian Newspaper in England this week. It is written by John Sterlicchi. In his article, he says: “While self-publish companies stress the ease-of-use of their tools there is no doubt that authors – particularly those older […]