Resources and tips for the self-published author.
by Maureen Crisp • March 6, 2018
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The most important thing to a writer is their work. So what happens when someone tries to take credit for it?
The most recent scamming in the book world has to do with scammers stealing writer credentials and then profiting off their work. After all that hard work, getting it all taken from under you can be the most devastating thing to a writer. How can we protect writers and prevent this?
Losing The Plot
Romance authors are spitting tacks about the pathetic royalties being offered by Amazon Audible Romance Subscription- think Kindle Unlimited but for Audio. They promised only good times ahead for authors who wanted to offer Audio books. The first Royalty payment is in… and it is shocking! Not only that but it is split with the Narrator and tied up for seven years. There is gold in them thar audiobooks…
From time to time I post articles about what is happening in the educational publishing landscape. They are the last bastions of the $150 cheap print textbook. McGraw Hill has plans… big plans… and it just might be that the last barricade will be over run by cheering students.
In The Writing Craft Section,
In The Book Marketing Section,
Who writes to music? Film scores are the go to for lots of writers but have you ever consciously listened to pop songs about writing… hmmm
March Madness starts now!
About Maureen Crisp
Maureen Crisp has been writing her weekly publishing roundups for over seven years. She is a traditionally published children's author as well as indie-published. She lives in New Zealand and is heading the team organising the 4th National Conference of Children's Writers and Illustrators. She is currently trying her hand at writing a children’s book series if she can drag herself away from forever tweaking her Mars novel or obsessing over space.