Tag: author solutions

by Julie Keck

1. After lawsuit dismissal, Author Solutions looks forward (Jim Milliot  / Publishers Weekly) 2. Indie booksellers band together, launch “Anti-Amazon Book Club” (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader) 3. Homebrew systems: How to be more efficient in your metadata management (Joshua Tallent / Digital Book World) 4. BookTech Awards Showcase: Ooovre (Molly Flatt / FutureBook) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. E-books and the environment: A greener reading experience (Markus Reily / Good E-Reader) 2. Court rejects Apple’s appeal of e-book price-fixing ruling (via Digital Book World) 3. Can authors earn worthwhile royalties from apps? (Andrew Brodie / The Bookseller) 4. Court denies class action in Author Solutions case (Andrew Albanese / Publishers Weekly) 5. […] more »

by Anna Lewis

If you are self-publishing, then proofreading your manuscript is a really challenging task — and you’ll kick yourself if you find a mistake after you’ve told everyone about the book. No matter how many times you’ve read through your work, it’s amazing how often errors can sneak through to the final stages. The problem: You’re […] more »

by Carla King

Should self-publishers care that Pearson, the corporate parent of Penguin Group, has acquired Author Solutions and its subsidiaries? Maybe. Because among them are Author House, Booktango, Inkubook, iUniverse, Trafford, Xlibris, Wordclay, AuthorHive, Pallbrio, and Hollywood Pitch. Thus, the move marks something significant happening in the world of self-publishing. Here’s my take on the acquisition and […] more »