SDCC: Making Comics The ComiXology Way

#SDCC: The @ComiXology Way to #MakeComics: via @MarkWaid@alexdecampi@Reilly_Brown@C_Sheridan_Art#creatorowned — Patrick Weibel (@Weibart) July 15, 2015 Bleeding Cool has a short write-up of Comixology’s “Creating Comics the ComiXology Way” panel at San Diego Comic Con. There’s no transcript or video of the panel, unfortunately, but definitely check it out! The panel includes Mark Waid (Thrillbent), Alex DeCampiContinue reading “SDCC: Making Comics The ComiXology Way”

Ebook Sales Climb For Self-Publishers As Traditional Publishers Raise Prices, Lose Market Share

Ebook sales are up for #selfpub, but down for traditional publishers. The latest in #authorearnings — Bibliocrunch (@BiblioCrunch) May 6, 2015 The May 2015 Author Earnings Report has arrived. If you’re not familiar, AuthorEarnings is a website by authors and for authors, which gathers and shares information so that writers can make informed decisions, and the siteContinue reading “Ebook Sales Climb For Self-Publishers As Traditional Publishers Raise Prices, Lose Market Share”

Why The Reader’s Perspective Is Key To Print VS. Digital Comics

She Has No Head: Print or Digital? — Comic Book Resources (@CBR) April 21, 2015 Kelly Thompson’s latest “She Has No Head!” installment for CBR’s Comics Should Be Good blog tackles Print VS. Digital (from a reader’s perspective). Thompson raises some great points so make sure to read the full article and scroll through the commentsContinue reading “Why The Reader’s Perspective Is Key To Print VS. Digital Comics”

Support The Book of Mojo on Indiegogo!

Via Hitfix, Former Pixar and Dreamworks animators have teamed up to turn Everett Downing‘s self-published webcomic, The Book of Mojo,  into a 3D animated short, and they need your help to fund the pilot episode! The story of “Book of Mojo” centers around Creepy, a homeless teenage witch in search of her missing father. Then Mojo, aContinue reading “Support The Book of Mojo on Indiegogo!”

Mashable’s Break Down Of “The ‘Avatar’ Social Media Relaunch”

The sequels to James Cameron’s Avatar won’t arrive until 2017, but the series’ social media feeds are evidently already relaunching this week in advance, according to Mashable. This apparent social reboot spans Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, SoundCloud and Facebook. Mashable has a very handy rundown of the social media outreach that’s planned: Avatar on Tumblr: As Mashable notes, it’s all aboutContinue reading “Mashable’s Break Down Of “The ‘Avatar’ Social Media Relaunch””

Book Baby To Make Print Distribution to Retailers Accessible to Indies

Book Baby Just Broke the Internet for Indie Authors — Bibliocrunch (@BiblioCrunch) January 28, 2015 Via Bibliocrunch,  Good E-Reader reports that Book Baby will make it possible for self-published authors to distribute their titles to retailers “like Barnes and Noble through their website (with the potential due to sales and customer requests for in-storeContinue reading “Book Baby To Make Print Distribution to Retailers Accessible to Indies”

The Author Hangout’s Interview with Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman assists authors navigate their careers in addition to teaching and speaking on digital media and publishing. Make sure to follow Jane on Twitter. The latest issue of Jane’s magazine about writing, money, and life, Scratch Magazine, arrives Tuesday, February 3, 2015. For more information about Scratch magaizne, Click Here!

Free PDF Downloads: Self-Publishing Courses from Bibliocrunch!

Want access to all our #selfpub courses in PDF form? For a limited time you can download them for FREE #BCLAUNCHPARTY — Bibliocrunch (@BiblioCrunch) January 16, 2015 Bibliocrunch helps authors collaborate with curated editors, book designers, marketers, and other publishing professionals who can take their book to the next level. For a limited time, they’reContinue reading “Free PDF Downloads: Self-Publishing Courses from Bibliocrunch!”

Hugh Howey On The Liliana Nirvana Technique

Via Hugh Howey’s Official Site: So what exactly is it? The idea is this: Annual releases are too slow to build on one another. And not just in the repetition of getting eyeballs on your works, but in how online recommendation algorithms work. Liliana suggests publishing 5 works all at once. Same day. And sheContinue reading “Hugh Howey On The Liliana Nirvana Technique”

EPIC: Fourteen Books of Fantasy

1,000,000 words of epic fiction for 99 cents. Now at #41 on all of Amazon. Some awesome peeps in this boxset: — Hugh Howey (@hughhowey) December 12, 2014 This is an example of how self-published eBooks are awesome for readers and for the writers that create them. Readers get an amazing deal that offersContinue reading “EPIC: Fourteen Books of Fantasy”