What An Indie Author Learns

To mark the national broadcast on Book-TV today (Saturday, June 22) for CCC’s panel on Self-Publishing: Disruptor Or Defender Of The Book Business?, Beyond the Book presents a special interview with an “indie author” who shares what he’s learned from inside the book...

Hey, Authors! It Really Is All About You!

Today, as never before in the history of the book, the business of publishing offers endless opportunities for writers and others to take charge of their creative efforts. Whether you are an aspiring author, one who has already self-published, or are newly independent...

The Lessons Music Business Can Teach Authors

The content explosion characteristic of the Digital Age is reshaping media in every form. Once inhabitants of disparate worlds, musicians and authors today find themselves in the same global game, where creation and distribution are easy, but monetary reward comes...

Best of BTB: Self-Publishing Gets Respect

As the success of 50 Shades of Grey makes clear, the book business has made piece with the self-published author. Now one of the best-selling authors in history, E.L. James first made her work available to readers via non-traditional, self-publishing routes. James is...

Book Business Set to ‘Transform and Roll Out’

Across publishing – once an industry virtually unchanged for centuries – revolutionary transformation is under way. Instead of an industry reliant upon middlemen and suppliers, publishing is becoming a service consumers can purchase. In a newly-published white paper...

Self Publishing Across Multiple Formats

Recorded earlier this month at the Mediabistro-organized MediaApp Summit, December 2012, and featuring Jason Boog, Editor, Mediabistro Publishing, Amy Martin Product Marketing Manager, Wattpad, and Christopher Kenneally, Copyright Clearance Center. Noting the...