E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: August 10, 2017

    by Nate Hoffelder
    August 11, 2017

    Each week, we curate the top stories of the week in e-books and self-publishing. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox.

    1. Microsoft Adds Read Aloud Feature to Word (Matthew Humphries / PCMag.com)
    2. 5 Legal Myths That Writers Still Fall For, Debunked (Helen Sedgewick / BookWorks)
    3. What You Need to Know Before You Judge Self-Publishing Authors (Sophie Pyle / liminal pages)
    4. But Where Are the Indie E-Books? And What’s the Best Way to Get Them into Libraries? (Peyton Stafford / No Shelf Required)
    5. 4 Ways To Make Sure Your Writing Is Not Getting Stale (J Westerberg / The Mission)
    6. A 68-Year-Old Aspiring Writer Accuses the Iowa Writers’ Workshop of Age Discrimination (Michael Schaub / LA Times)
    7. Love Bad Book Covers? Here Are Five Blogs Where You Can Get Your Fill (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader)
    8. The Joys of Volunteering for Distributed Proofreaders (Chris Meadows / Teleread)
    9. How to Use Reedsy’s Book Editor to Format E-Books and Print for Free (Ricardo Fayet / Self Publishing Advice)

    Nate is the founder of The Digital Reader. He also builds and repairs websites, and helps authors and small businesses solve tech problems.

    Tagged: author copyright discrimination e-books editing legal myth proofreading read aloud

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