Author Earnings Report: The Top 12 Trends For 2017

Hugh Howey and The Data Guy have now done all their usual number crunching and published the latest report. What trends can we identify in 2017, based on their impressive (as always) work? 1. For traditionally published books, print is king. 2. However, this reign is...

Amazon Notifications Regarding Copyright

Image this: You have the perfect campaign lined up, and are counting the days before you finally start paying off the cost of those ads. Then, you receive an email from Amazon accusing you of copyright infringment. Your book has been taken down for now, until you...

Page Flip: Amazon’s New Kindle Tool

One of the things I love about Kindle is how easy it is to read, even in the sun, on a trip, at the beach etc. As long as I read a book from start to end, that is. If, however, I want to refer to, say, a map, or a list of characters, then paper wins hands down. I can...

The Future of Publishing: Lessons from the Music Industry

I often argue that we can learn a lot from the music industry. Namely, I see it as an indicator as to what to expect in a few years’ time. That’s why I was intrigued by a recent article in the Economist, detailing the state of today’s music. CDs vs...

New Kindle: Oasis

For those who missed the news, Amazon has just released Kindle Oasis, the company’s next big step towards its goal of digital paper. Its thinnest, lightest and most expensive e-reader yet has a new design with 9-week reading battery, ergonomic grip, and...