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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: How To Publish A Book 101

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn covers the basics of publishing a book. The rise and rise of self-publishing has meant an influx of writers into the market, and many established authors with back-lists are also joining the fun. There is a LOT of information out there on how to publish […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Smashwords 2012 Year In Review

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Smashwords founder Mark Coker takes a look back at some of the trends and developments witnessed in trade publishing and ebooks in 2012. The Power In Publishing Is Shifting To Authors Back in 2007, we designed our logo with this revolutionary ideal in mind. The up-thrusting fist holding the book represented […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Small Press and Non-Digital Survival

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Alan Baxter addresses the demands the digital age makes on publishers. It’s a fact of the publishing world that new ventures rise and old ones fail all the time. Running a small press is incredibly hard work, and there’s not much, if any, profit to be found. So many small […]

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Think “You the Author Meets You the Successful Publisher

Here’s the Book That You Must Read Now to Make It Happen

Finally. It’s here. The book that hits the sweet spot for everyone who has a personal or professional interest in the ebook revolution from the author’s or publisher’s side of the equation. From a Guy who has made a very successful career of hitting the sweet spot ever since he played the role of Apple’s […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Ebook Buyers: Can You Afford To Lose Them?

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Virginia Ripple looks at the expectations of the growing ebook market segment. I recently read a guest post by Chris Keys, author of The Fishing Trip – A Ghost Story and Reprisal!: The Eagle Rises!,  about the difficulties of selling self-published books.  According to  Chris, he’s only sold about a […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: The Future Of Books And Publishing

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, publishing consultant and author Joanna Penn looks at what Seth Godin and Mitch Joel are saying about the future of publishing. In the last week there have been two great audio interviews on the  future of books. I would say it’s not the future but more current,  emerging and becoming more […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Stretching the Definition of the Word, “Book”

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Publetariat founder and Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton discusses the inspiration and technical challenges that went into creation of her new, very unusual “social media novel,” Overshare. The concept for my latest book, Overshare, had been bouncing around in my head for well over a year. In it, […]

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Webinar Teaches You How To Publish A Kindle Book: Be Ready For Amazon's Fire Tablet Release On 11/15

Webinar Teaches You How To Publish A Kindle Book: Be Ready For Amazon’s Fire Tablet Release On 11/15

As many of you know, our General Manager here at indieKindle is April L. Hamilton, the Founder / Editor in Chief of Publetariat, and the woman who literally wrote the book on self-publishing: The Indie Author Guide. April has considerable experience and expertise with Kindle books, and one of the major strengths of her book […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Why People Buy Ebooks: A Comparison Between Countries And Kindle Marketing Techniques

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn discusses how cultural differences can impact ebook sales. So I’ve just moved from Australia to England and it’s fascinating to me how different ebook and Kindle sales are here, on the other side of the world, albeit in a similar culture. In the video […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: How to Create Ebook Covers with Phoster Application

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Piotr Kowalczyk explains how to use the Phoster app to create compelling ebook covers. Phoster is a fantastic application for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, perfect to create posters, cards, invitations and, yes, ebook covers. I’ve used the word “create” instead of “design” because it better describes what you’ll be doing. […]

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It's the Real Thing: A Meditation on Immortality and Commerce

It’s the Real Thing: A Meditation on Immortality and Commerce

It’s the Real Thing A Meditation on Immortality and Commerce We play at it. We work at it. It makes us laugh or weep. It reveals to us Something divine deep within us, And something diabolical. It is sex, And it is what we build in the absence of sex. It is beauty, And it […]

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A must-read piece on independent publishing

A must-read piece on independent publishing

About ten years ago Michael Pastore wrote this thoughtful, detailed piece which was published widely around the country under the title, Publish Your Book Yourself: Some Simple and Sensible Advice. He has published it again over at ePublishers Weekly and, although there are some obvious things that have changed, it remains well worth reading.As for […]

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