Writers Conference and Publishing Events Calendar

Writers' conferences and festivals are increasing in popularity. In Australia, there is the Sydney Writers' Festival which attracts an audience of more than 85,000 in hundreds of events that take place across Sydney

Imminent Court Ruling in Tom Kabinet Case to Decide on Future...

Imminent Court Ruling in Tom Kabinet Case to Decide on Future of Used eBooks While many of us will be running around trying to do...

Literary Awards for Self-published Authors

Literary Awards for Self-published Authors Some Literary Awards still refuse to recognize the achievements of self-published authors. When self-published eBooks are hitting the best-seller lists...

Reach the New York Times Best-seller List

Just about every author I have been in contact with has the goal and dream of becoming a best-selling author. They envision seeing their eBook alongside the best-selling authors such as E.L. James, J.K. Rowling

Why Authors Must Stop Playing Hard to Find

Our Author Academy is dedicated to empowering you with the knowledge to become a successful author who sells more eBooks. But why do some authors make it difficult to be found online? As an author, obscurity

Australian Author Richard Flanagan Wins 2014 Man Booker Prize

Australian Author Richard Flanagan Wins 2014 Man Booker Prize Best-selling Australian author Richard Flanagan has won the 2014 Man Booker Prize for his novel, The...

Nine Things You Should Know if You Want to Be a...

This will give you an idea that if you wish to self-publish an eBook you must be prepared to take on more than just writing. Below are 'Nine Things You Should Know if You Want to Be a Self-Published Author.'

Indian Authors are Embracing Trailers to Sell More eBooks

India is quickly becoming a powerhouse for eBooks and self-publishing thanks to a population of over one billion people. Combined with the increasing availability and uptake of the internet, more and more

New Author Earnings Report Claims that Self-published Authors Have 31% of...

New Author Earnings Report Claims that Self-published Authors Have 31% of eBook Sales on Amazon.com Self-publishing advocate Hugh Howey has released the results from his...

Can Self-published Authors Benefit from Crowdfunding?

Can Self-published Authors Benefit from Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is a new topic of interest for self-published authors and one that is garnering more and more attention....

The Guardian Self-Publishing Award

The Guardian Self-Publishing Award The Guardian paper in the UK has announced a new monthly writing prize which highlights the best self-published novels. Although there...

Amazon Announces Amazon Breakthough Novel Award (ABNA) Quarter-finalists

Amazon Announces Amazon Breakthough Novel Award (ABNA) Quarter-finalists Amazon has just announced the quarterfinalists for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards (ABNA). One hundred books were selected...

Laurelin Paige is an Author to Watch

Laurelin Paige Author Laurelin Paige has recently hit the headlines as she took over the number one position on the best-seller lists from Veronica Roth...

Smashwords Reveals that Women Dominate their eBook Best-seller Lists

Smashwords CEO Mark Coker has posted details about the demographics of the best-selling authors on his website. Mark has made note that the top twenty-five best-selling titles on Smashwords in recent months

Michelle de Kretser Winner of the 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award

Michelle de Kretser Winner of the 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award Michelle de Kretser is the winner of the 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award for...