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2015 Book Publishing Industry Predictions: Slow Growth Presents Challenges and Opportunities for Authors

Mark Coker | Posted 03.07.2015 | Home
Mark Coker

Before I speculate about what 2015 holds for authors, publishers and readers, let's reflect for a moment about how self publishing has transformed the book publishing landscape.

Is Kindle Unlimited Bad for Authors?

Mark Coker | Posted 09.22.2014 | Home
Mark Coker

Amazon is asking authors to roll the dice and play a game of craps. A few lucky players will win big but the broader community of authors will lose. The odds are controlled by Amazon, opaque and ever-shifting.

Libraries to Become Community Publishing Portals

Mark Coker | Posted 05.28.2013 | Home
Mark Coker

With your help, libraries around the globe have a bright future as the nexus where writers, readers and authors come together to create, celebrate and enjoy books.

Do These New Book Sale Statistics Shock You?

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Home

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - Electronic books more than doubled in popularity in 2011, with ebooks outselling ha...

Do E-book Customers Prefer Longer or Shorter Books?

Mark Coker | Posted 04.26.2012 | Home
Mark Coker

Back in the early days of ebooks, it was common to hear experts prognosticate that ebook customers would prefer shorter books. After all, the theor...

To E-Book or Not to E-Book... Are Authors Losing Out?

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arielle Ford

That is the question. There are many advantages to writing or translating your book to a digital version: shorter to-market turn time, less cost, e-b...

Five Ebook Publishing Predictions for 2011

Mark Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Coker

If 2010 was the year ebooks went mainstream in the U.S., 2011 will be the year indie ebook authors go mainstream.