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Self-Publishing News: E-Lending, Big Deals, Book Pirates

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In this roundup: As recently discussed here at SPR, we are inching closer to the day when self-published eBooks will be stocked by libraries. Consider using your author platform to promote your local library’s eBook lending policy and make friends with your local library ahead of time. Also, is landing a publishing deal for your self-published book one of your ... Read More »

Self-Publishing News: Ebook Sales and Resales, Losing the Plot, Fighting for Libraries

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In this round-up: the Smashwords July sale for either hemisphere, GalleyCat’s weekly lists of eBook sales ranks, new legal ruling in Europe on eBook resale, a lengthy opinion piece deconstructing why The Authors Guild among other things attempts to invoke sympathy for PublishAmerica, and a save-the-libraries campaign from The Bookseller. Enroll Your Books in the 2012 Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale (July ... Read More »

You Too Can Be a Local Author: Ebooks in Libraries

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For self-published authors, public meet and greet options may be slim, depending on how many bookstores are left in your neighborhood. Now, there are new opportunities on the horizon. From Library Journal: The San Mateo-based Califa Group, which is the largest library network in California, has made major strides in its project to create an ebook ownership model along the ... Read More »