Tag: hybrid authors

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix’s House of Cards makes internet TV history with an Emmy win (Kit Eaton / Fast Company) 2. Gawker wants to encourage more voices online, but with less yelling (Nick Bilton / New York Times) 3. Understanding the native advertising continuum (Jonathon Glick & Joshua Neckes / paidContent) 4. New Twitter search tool portrays [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Barnes and Noble’s annual meeting: “Look, no one is happy with Nook” (GigaOm) 2. Smashwords launches series manager (Good E-Reader) 3. New all-time low average price for best-selling e-books (Digital Book World) 4. A hybrid author on self-publishing vs. traditional publishing (Publishing Perspectives) 5. Booktrack adds customized playlists to e-books (Mashable)   Get our [...] more »

by Jeremy Greenfield

The rise of self-publishing as a viable economic model for authors has started to disrupt the book publishing business — and nobody has benefited more than so-called “hybrid authors.” Allow me to explain. In 2011, self-publishing is thought to have drained roughly $100 million in revenue from the traditional trade publishing business — a drop [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘The Creative Penn’ author on self-publishing and hybrid authors (Forbes) 2. Why e-books are a different genre from print (Guardian) 3. Even Jim Carrey’s doing it: Actor to self-publish children’s book (Indie Reader) 4. Streaming e-books: A new distribution model for schools (Digital Book World) 5. Paradox launching new e-books publishing initiative with Minecraft [...] more »