While Amazon's CreateSpace is discontinuing its author services, working directly with self-published authors is the core strength of BookBaby, leveling the playing field with services like editing, cover design, book formatting, and more.
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From Facebook algorithms to keynote speeches, this collection of news from the publishing world has something for every independent author (or author in the making).
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Josh Funk is not only one of the best and most popular picture book authors today, he’s a super positive guy who goes out of his way to boost other authors’ books.
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The end of the year brings the inevitable lists of "top everythings" (guilty!) and retrospectives galore. This infographic goes a little deeper and takes a look at the reading habits of Americans in 2017.
If you didn’t have the time or weren't prepared to promote your book this season, don’t worry. It might have been the best holiday book sales strategy of all.
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If you are considering entering a writing contest and wondering why it is charging an entry fee, consider the operating costs of the contest provider.