Self-publishing always gives you a second chance Some books sell well, or at least reasonably well for a while, and then sales gradually fall away. For traditionally published authors, whose books failed to sell, there was no alternative other than to write another book, as their publisher held the rights, so if the book was a flop it would become
Self-published authors are leading the way, while the Big 5 fiddle. In the latest report from Author Earnings, there is only one logical conclusion to make. Readers have more than accepted Indie and self-published authors and their books and ebooks. There is no doubt now, as all the major indicators such as unit sales, royalty income, market share and percentage of
If you are new to self-publishing, or an old hand, you should never stop learning. Even though I hunt high and low for ideas for my blog posts every day, I always check my five favourite sources of informed opinion and publishing advice. These five blogs have been around for a long time, and are written by experienced self-published authors, who
Ebook piracy. Have your books or ebooks been pirated? I released a new book recently, God Has Gone Fishing, and due to the problems with piracy on Google Books, I made sure not to list my new title there. However, it made no difference at all, as the book and ebook pirates got to work very quickly without Google’s help.