Tag: amanda hocking

by Barbara E. Hernandez

For many self-published authors, a traditional publisher is an elusive dream. It means a team of professionals taking over marketing, advertising, publicity and the mechanics of publishing one’s own book on paper and electronically. It means already forged relationships with booksellers, critics and other writers — and it means more time to write, rather than [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Amazon’s $79 Kindle costs $84 to make (Mainstreet) 2. Kobo acquired by Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten for $315 million (paidContent) 3. Barnes & Noble’s upcoming Nook Tablet to challenge Amazon’s Kindle Fire (VentureBeat) 4. Amazon adds self-published Amanda Hocking to “Kindle Million Club” [...] more »