This week in Indie Publishing News

Author Don Massenzio


Self-Publishing and the Rise of the Indie Publisher

There is no question that the publishing world is changing, and much of this change can be attributed to Amazon and the invention of e-book readers. The numbers of readers who visit bookstores to browse for books and, for that matter, the numbers who order physical or hard-copy books have dropped significantly over the last decade. This change is even evident at public libraries; many now offer electronic copies of books. The publishing world used to be controlled by the big publishing houses, and authors nearly had to beg for them to look at their manuscripts. There was always the option to self-publish, but before companies like Amazon, it was nearly impossible to promote and sell your own book. Things sure have changed since I wrote and self-published my first book.

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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