self-published e-books

RR Haywood fills London’s streets with zombies

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Horror writer RR Haywood pulled off one of the UK’s more striking self-publishing promo stunts in London recently – but focused on something more serious than just driving sales. Struggling with lack of recognition from established publishers and agents despite self-publishing [...]

UK Alliance of Independent Authors launches #PublishingOpenUp campaign

By Paul St John Mackintosh
March 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

The UK’s Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) has announced the start of a campaign called #PublishingOpenUp,  “a petition, lobbying of the industry and guidebook,” which “urges but also aids the book and literary industries to incorporate more self-publishers into their [...]

Five rather odd trends in self-publishing for 2014

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 8, 2014 // 2 Comments

I just came across a rather curious article on MediaShift, which “explains how traditional media such as newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, music and movies are changing with digital disruption.” And this post, once again, made its way right to the top position of Publishing Talk Daily, [...]

UK Writers & Artists launches online self-publishing resources, comparison service

By libertyc
September 27, 2013 // 2 Comments

For decades, the “Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook” has been the bible for UK creatives, journalists, publishers, et al. Now under the Bloomsbury Publishing umbrella after the buyout of its original A & C Black imprint in 2000, the brand has morphed with the passage of [...]

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