Bob Hoyt, an instructor and director of the Health Informatics program at the University of West Florida, knew his students were struggling with the high cost of their textbooks.
Self-publishing saw another successful year in 2014, with authors like Deborah Bladon and Jen McLaughlin hitting the New York Times bestseller lists, fanfic authors like Sophie Jackson receiving six-figure advances, and many millions of titles being published across the industry’s numerous platforms.
In advance of next week’s Florida Educational Technology Conference in Orlando, educational media and software publisher FableVision Learning announced that it will partner with Lulu Jr., the children’s publishing division of web-based self-publishing pioneer Lulu, to encourage children to write their own books.
BOSTON, MA and RALEIGH, NC – There's no feeling quite as awesome as holding your very own published book in your hands for the first time. Two companies have joined forces to make this magical moment a reality for kids around the globe.
Lulu Jr. ™, the division of Lulu that helps children become authors and artists, today announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Crayola to develop book-making kits for children ages four to 12.
What a difference a year makes. New York’s Self-Publishing Book Expo, now entering its sixth year, has followed alongside the evolution of indie publishing, more or less.
One popular program at the Corvallis–Benton County Public Library (C-BCPL) last year was our National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) series of events, which offered a fun and creative challenge for community members: to write a novel in 30 days.
While the doors to New York’s top publishing houses may have been closed for business on Saturday, indie authors were still working.
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A recent analysis by Bowker, whose Identifier Services is the official U.S. ISBN agency, found that the number of ISBNs associated with self-published books climbed 437% between 2008 and 2013.