Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you been thinking of publishing a Kindle ebook? In this illuminating masterclass, chart-topping self-published author Nicola May reveals her top tips for sales success.Read more
The video replay of Nicola May's masterclass on How to Become a Kindle Bestseller, from Weds 9th Dec 2020. Includes PDF handout and links.Read more
Reading Time: 3 minutes Should authors and publishers publish for the Kindle, the iPad, or something else? Some of the current options are:
– Print – not going away in a hurry
– Publish for the Kindle and iPad via the Amazon Digital Text Platform
– Publish for the iPad via the iBookstore
– Publish via a third party ebook app like Stanza
– Publish via an aggregator like Smashwords, Lulu, Myebook, Issuu
If you are an author, my advice is to write, create accompanying audio and video assets and by the time you are ready to publish, there will be more than one route open to you.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The iPad delivers something very specific for authors that ereaders don’t: quite simply, it is the ability to write. Will I be getting one? You bet! Will I wait a while? Yes too as I specifically want it to act as my mobile writing toolbox and I want 3G. Also the apps I need aren’t quite yet available in iPad format. So apart from the obvious ability to write, here’s what I plan to use it for and my app shopping list for developers to step up to the plate with – some of which I know are ‘appening!Read more
Reading Time: 3 minutes In case you hadn’t realised before the announcement of the Apple iPad in January, this is the decade of the eReader. The publishing industry is going through a similar transition to that of the music industry in the last decade.
In these days when you can publish direct for ereaders like the Kindle, Cool-er and soon the iPad – or just blog a story – what’s to stop anyone stealing and copying your work illegally?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Tom Evans is an author, author mentor, writer’s unblocker and e-publishing wizard. Follow his memes and musings on Twitter @thebookwrightRead more
Reading Time: < 1 minute With the introduction of ereaders last year and the imminent announcement from Apple about the much rumoured Tablet – orRead more