In an impressive win over serious contenders, Reedsy—which helps authors hire freelance editors, cover designers, and marketers—has won the 2015 FutureBook BookTech Award in London.
Earlier this fall, ebook distributor Draft2Digital announced a partnership with Tolino to distribute ebooks to the German market. Smashwords, the biggest ebook distributor for indie authors, has now announced the same.
Earlier editions of The Hot Sheet have discussed the opportunity and growth in the audiobook market.
Munich-based journalist and self-publishing author Matthias Matting has offered a response to the article at Smashwords we’ve mentioned elsewhere in this issue.
First released in 2014, Born into the Children of God tells the story of Natacha Tormey, who was born into a religious cult known as The Children of God.
Inside the industry, you hear a lot of talk about multimedia publishing, but you don’t necessarily see a lot of activity—it’s still considered a risky and unproven business.
The U.K.-based Alliance of Independent Authors is working with literary agency Toby Mundy Associates to have eligible members’ translation and other subsidiary rights sold by TMA.
Earlier this month, Barnes & Noble reported their latest earnings; the report was fairly grim news to anyone inside the industry who follows the financials.
It’s just been announced that the San Francisco–based startup Aer.io (formerly known as Aerbook) has been acquired by Ingram Content Group.
Goodreads recently posted a case study on the effect of winning a Goodreads Choice Award and how it can boost a book