Posted on 01/25/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Wattpad has announced that it will form a publishing division, called Wattpad Books. The company’s chief executive and co-founder says...

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Posted on 01/07/2019 at 10:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

So often, the gap between our picture of the future and the reality of it is wide. Books are no...

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Posted on 10/15/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This year’s Frankfurt Book Fair included, for the first time, an audiobook conference. In the words of one industry executive,...

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Tagged As: Audiobook, Publishing

Posted on 10/06/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Derek Haines, founder of the website Just Publishing Advice, frequently receives the question: “Is [insert name of publisher] legitimate?” In...

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Posted on 10/03/2018 at 02:45 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Wattpad officials confirmed Tuesday that the company is launching a beta payment program for authors. The short-term trial of the...

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Posted on 09/19/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We promise this isn’t a Talk Like A Pirate Day joke — The Digital Reader really did report on print-on-demand...

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Posted on 09/09/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Anne R. Allen shared nine bad pieces of publishing advice that new authors should ignore recently. We will heartily sign...

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Posted on 07/29/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just as aspiring authors have adapted to publishing's evolution, so too have industry scammers. Adam Rowe talked recently with Victoria...

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Posted on 07/05/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Take a good hard look at the world of publishing with a new white paper titled “Business of Books 2018:...

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Posted on 06/26/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last week, we shared Jane Friedman’s guide to the various publishing paths. Now we’re sharing her supplementary post that delves...

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