A look at the UK book wholesaler Gardners (via ALLi)

Amazon is also a major customer – and many of those books in the Amazon packaging are coming to you straight from Gardners. That will be news to many indie authors reading this, as will the news that Gardners handles ebooks.   Head over to ALLi for the tour.   At which point just to Read More …

Amazon KDP’s new 50% royalty option. Or was it an error?

Speculation abounds that Amazon KDP is to introduce a third royalty tier of 50%, alongside its current 35% and 70% choices, after the 50% option appeared in the KDP dashboard of some authors. An author on the KDP Support forum first raised the subject a few days ago when the 50% option appeared, and other Read More …

Beware the future. It’s closer than you think. AI and Publishing

Anyone who thinks AI won’t be able to write literature that’s as good as anything a human can produce within a couple of decades is deluding themselves. That was ALLi’s Dan Holloway over Christmas on the ALLi site, but I’ve deliberately kept the quote until today because it is one best suited to open the Read More …