This week in Indie Publishing


Self publishing is opening the door for new authors

This fast, convenient and modern mode of publishing allows new writers to choose from publishing packages or publishing services like editing, cover design, video book trailer, etc. ala carte, and pay the package or service fee.

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Mya Douglas shares insight on self-publishing, writing and more

Philadelphia native Mya Kay Douglas is a best-selling author that’s set to make literary history on April 4, 2017, as the first person to release three books on the same day. Two of her books are celebrity collaborations (Before Empire: Raising Bryshere “Yazz The Greatest” Gray and S.E.A.L.: Sex, Entertainment and Lies with Londell “Niko London” Smith of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta”) and the other book is the first of a fiction series titled The Clover Chronicles: Battling Brelyn.

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Considering Getting a Literary Agent? Why You May or May Not Need One

Whether you’ll need an agent or not is largely dependent on which path you choose for your work. If you’re interested in pursuing a traditional publishing house, then an agent may well be beneficial.

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The Inequality of Indie Authors

When most people think about different books they’ve read, they tend to associate the author with one of “The Big Five” publishing companies. These traditional publishing powerhouses in the United States are HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, Hachette Book Group, and Macmillan Publishers.

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Publishing writes a new chapter on sustainable culture

The following Q&A is an edited excerpt from the Bard MBA’s March 17 Sustainable Business Fridays podcast. Sustainable Business Fridays brings together students in Bard’s MBA in Sustainability program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship.

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