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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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BEING AN IMMIGRANT POST 9/11
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BEING AN IMMIGRANT POST 9/11

I have been an immigrant in America since 2001. I walked through San Francisco airport on a cold July evening in 2001. Exactly a month later, the September…

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JESSICA BELL: DON’T BE AFRAID TO WEAR YOUR HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE
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JESSICA BELL: DON’T BE AFRAID TO WEAR YOUR HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE

Jessica Bell certainly is the fabulous child of self-publishing. She’s got it all: the talent, the determination, the looks, the youth. This rock star turned into an award-winning…

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RWA CONFERENCE 2017 TO INTRODUCE BLOGGER DAY
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RWA CONFERENCE 2017 TO INTRODUCE BLOGGER DAY

The 37th RWA Annual Conference will host the Romance Writers of America’s  first event for romance bloggers. At Blogger Day on Saturday, July 29, bloggers will get together, network with authors, and…

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BOOKSGOSOCIAL.COM LAUNCHES A NEW SERVICE FOR AUTHORS
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BOOKSGOSOCIAL.COM LAUNCHES A NEW SERVICE FOR AUTHORS

As from 2017, Reader’s Favorite quality seal has a contender. BooksGoSocial.com, one of the main book promotion services for indie authors and small presses, launches a new service…

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