This Week in the Blogs, September 7 – 12, 2019

by | Sep 15, 2019

By Shelley Sturgeon

Can’t believe that we are half way thru September and that only a few short months remain of 2019. Are your writing and self-publishing plans on schedule? Are you making plans yet for projects in 2020?

Be sure to check out this week’s articles and if you have any questions, leave a comment below or contact us here.

And, don’t forget to submit your blog posts for September’s Carnival of the Indies blog carnival by midnight tonight.

Submissions for September’s e-Book Cover Design Awards will be accepted until Monday, September 30th.

Kristen Lamb on Kristen Lamb – Author, Speaker, Professional Troublemaker
Authors: Taking Charge of Our Future in a Time of Uncertainty
“Authors have certainly endured our fair share of upheaval. We witnessed a business model that had barely changed in over a century collapse in less than a decade.”

John Doppler on Self-Publishing Advice Center
How to Deal with an Unresponsive Company
“Most publishers — even the bad ones — will at least respond to client requests and complaints. But what happens when that company simply ignores you?”

Porter Anderson on Publishing Perspectives
IBPA Backs US Publishers Association in Objections to ‘Audible Captions’
“The IBPA has filed a complaint with Amazon-owned Audible’s legal department, naming 27 independent publishers that are, like the seven large-publishing-house AAP plaintiffs, resisting the “Captions” development as an alleged copyright infringement.”

Sabrina Ricci on Digital Pubbing
Resources for Making Videos and Marketing With Them
“Videos can be a great tool for marketing. But there’s a lot to learn. Below are some resources to help you get started, and links to updates on major platforms.”

Nathan Bransford on Nathan Bransford
What is hybrid publishing?
“In the last twenty years there has been an explosion of new publishing models that take advantage of new opportunities afforded by the internet and advances in printing on demand. There’s also been a corresponding rise in scams. So what is “hybrid publishing” and how does it fit into all of this?”
 
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