Amazon has filed a lawsuit against a publishing company to stop a practice called “book stuffing,” which involves recycling passages from some books in order to create new books from them. The lawsuit also tackles the problem of using robots or “clickfarms” to...
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How Many Books Are Being Self-Published? | Writer’s Relief
Wondering how many indie books are hitting the shelves these days? Writer’s Relief found the answer in this Publisher’s Weekly article: “A new report issued by Bowker found that a total of 786,935 ISBNs were issued to self-published authors in 2016, an 8.2% increase...
These Self-Published Books Were Turned Into Movies
It’s no secret that self-published books have made it big—some are even flying off bookstore shelves! But a number of recent titles have even made their way to the big screen...with HUGE results! Check out this list of self-published books turned into movies. ...
Do Self-Published Book Authors Need A Literary Agent?
Back in the early days of self-publishing, it was generally held that self-published book authors did not need a literary agent. Even today, many self-published authors choose to release their books on their own because they don’t want to pay the fees associated with...
What Is Considered Previously Published Writing?
What is considered previously published writing? Submitting to literary agents or editors of literary magazines? Make sure your writing is not considered previously published, especially if posted online.
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