KOBO WRITING LIFE DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT THE GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITERS CONFERENCE
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KOBO WRITING LIFE DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT THE GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITERS CONFERENCE

Mark Leslie Lefebvre, the Director of Kobo Writing Life, believes that there has never been a better time to be a writer. He will explain why during a special event scheduled for Sunday, June 18…

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HOW AMAZON CHARTS WILL SHAPE THE SELF-PUBLISHING?
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HOW AMAZON CHARTS WILL SHAPE THE SELF-PUBLISHING?

It happened while you were sleeping! On May 18 Amazon introduced the weekly top 20 “Amazon Charts.” In a consumer market (yes, get used to the fact that your book is a sellable product) based…

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GETS ITS  FIRST 100% INDIE BOOKSTORE
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GETS ITS FIRST 100% INDIE BOOKSTORE

There are people and places that make us fall in love at first sight. The recently opened Pipe and Thimble Bookstore is one of them. Every detail, even the tiniest one, from the colorful flowers…

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DRAFT2DIGITAL DISTRBUTES WITH KOBO PLUS
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DRAFT2DIGITAL DISTRBUTES WITH KOBO PLUS

Draft2Digital announced today its content partnership with Kobo Plus—a subscription service from Rakuten Kobo that connects readers in the Netherlands and Belgium with a growing selection of eBooks. The Kobo Plus Payout Model is based on the…

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8 GREAT TIPS FOR STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS
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8 GREAT TIPS FOR STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

Starting a small business can be daunting. You might have a family to support and any new endeavor isn’t a surefire success. When I started Gauntlet Press I was still employed as a teacher. At…

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HOW EFFICIENT ARE BOOK SIGNINGS AT BOOK FAIRS?
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HOW EFFICIENT ARE BOOK SIGNINGS AT BOOK FAIRS?

With over 150.000 visitors and an impressive line-up of authors, celebrities, musicians, and artists, the 22nd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was on our must-attend events list. We focused our attention on how…

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EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR THE GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITERS CONFERENCE STILL OPEN
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EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR THE GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITERS CONFERENCE STILL OPEN

Whether you are an aspiring or established author, The Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference 2017 is not to be missed. The event takes place June 16-18 and boasts a packed schedule that won’t give you time to breathe.…

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INDIES UNDER 35 ELIGIBLE FOR YOUNG WRITER AWARD
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INDIES UNDER 35 ELIGIBLE FOR YOUNG WRITER AWARD

The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award opens this year to indie authors. Self-published British and Irish authors aged 18 to 35 can submit their work until June 2, 2017. The…

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FOUR KEY ELEMENTS TO SUCCESSFUL BOOK MARKETING IN 2017
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FOUR KEY ELEMENTS TO SUCCESSFUL BOOK MARKETING IN 2017

According to a recent survey, many authors struggle with book marketing and book research. We turned to Marlena Smith, a social media and marketing expert, for solutions to these problems and more.  How can you…

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WIN £20,000 CASH PRIZE
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WIN £20,000 CASH PRIZE

If you’re looking to make a quick buck that will cover the Facebook advertising for your books, enter the Kindle UK Storyteller contest until May 19. You can win £20,000 cash prize and be recognized at…

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