The February Author Earnings report was released on Monday of this week. It shows a shrinking slice of market share for traditional publishers and a growing share of Amazon ebook sales going to indie authors. Elizabeth Craig penned a great account of her experience when one of her titles were flagged by Amazon for quality control issues.This past weekend the New York Times profiled Meredith Wild, the bestselling romance novelist who has also started her own publishing company, Waterhouse Press.
What better way to stay close to your craft than by listening to a podcast about writing and publishing while you’re on the move. Here are the best podcasts for writers, listed in alphabetical order, as vetted by the Written Word Media Team. Yes, this means we listened to them all to make sure they were deserving of your valuable time 😉
In an effort to ensure better quality eBooks for their customers, Amazon will be alerting authors by email to errors in their ebooks and in some cases placing error messages on content with reported issues. These error messages will remain until a new version of the eBook is updated with all mistakes corrected. That isn’t to say you […]
It’s that time of year again. Time to look back on the departing year and set goals for the year ahead. Here are our tips on how to reflect and resolve as an author: Thank your Readers Now is the perfect time to thank the readers who have supported you all year. Send an end […]
As the year comes to a close, all of us at Written Word Media would like to thank you, the dedicated authors, publishers, and creators that give the gift of books to the world. We hope you enjoy this video as an expression of our gratitude. We wish you all a happy holiday season! View […]
The holidays are a magical time, and not just because of gumdrops and snowdrops and red cups at Starbucks. We, as marketers, love the holidays because people are in buying moods. Authors can take advantage of the mass shopping mentality to acquire new readers, maximize revenue, and sell more books. The downside of holiday marketing? […]
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