iAuthor wants to narrow the gap between “talent and opportunity” in the wild west of self-publishing online.
Dallas startup Bookshout! has raised $6 million for its platform that helps authors and publishers expand their audience.
Editor’s Pick The consummate entrepreneur, and the successful writer: put the two together, and you’ve got someone who budding authors should listen to about what it means to write books in 2013. Especially … if you actually want to sell any.
Editor’s Pick Mather started writing his novel in 2010, and by 2012 had 150,000 words and 600 pages of The Atopia Chronicals. Using his background in startups and his savvy as an entrepreneur, he created an 11-step program to market and launch the book.
Should we all just bow down to Cheryl Sandberg now? What can this woman not do? Smart, technical, superrich, twice-successful entrepreneur, powerful, beautiful, a successful public speaker, a smart dresser: Facebook chief operating officer Cheryl Sandberg is now, apparently, also an author.
Online publishing service FastPencil is announcing a new agreement with Barnes & Noble that will allow self-publishing authors access to premium placement in Barnes & Noble retail stores, online store, and Nook store.