BookNet Canada has released a study on the romance category, highlighting five subgenres that they found most interesting.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed print book sales as reported by BookScan for 2013, 2017 and 2018. Print unit sales rose 1.3 percent in 2018.
News Amazon hits back at Authors Guild on their author income survey. As with so many surveys, you can spin the numbers to tell whatever story you like. Amazon points out that the Guild’s study has good news inside and not just an alarm: traditionally published writers’ income rose by 17 percent from 2013 to 2017, … Read more
One reason smart speakers hold potential for authors’ audio is that they don’t require authors to produce an audiobook.
Traditional publishers wrapped up 2018 with a slight gain in print unit sales, with adult nonfiction leading the way.
When customer reviews at Amazon started showing up on book product pages prior to release dates, we asked if there was a change in policy.
We were curious if recent dealmaking for self-published work would reveal helpful criteria for generating interest from agents and editors.
The Authors Guild’s effort to rekindle the idea of a public lending right in the US has prompted quick reactions.