Self-publishing

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Pioneering female DJs deserve recognition for their contribution to club culture | Letter
Letters: Laila Mckenzie on the continuing fight to honour the major part that women have played in the dance music industry

Letters

23, Aug, 2022 @1:40 PM

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'I was pretty crushed': Mitch Benn wrote two novels – then stopped. What happened?
The standup won a book deal after an idle tweet. Two books later, his love for publishing was over. He talks about why he’s persisting with the third book in his scifi trilogy

David Barnett

28, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Donald Trump Jr tries to tidy up his book Liberal Privilege's grammar
Misplaced apostrophe in the self-published book’s subtitle has been amended after widespread ridicule

Alison Flood

29, Jul, 2020 @11:11 AM

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An author bought his own book to get higher on bestseller lists. Is that fair?
Author Mark Dawson has attracted criticism after bulk buying his own book gave him a high chart position. But that isn’t breaking any rules

David Barnett

20, Jul, 2020 @3:59 PM

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Donald Trump Jr’s new anti-Biden book misplaces apostrophe in title
Liberal Privilege, which he is self-publishing in August, is subtitled ‘Joe Biden and the Democrat’s Defense of the Indefensible’

Alison Flood

13, Jul, 2020 @12:08 PM

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From neighbourly romances to Zoom sex: the boom in lockdown erotica
One of the creative activities that has been given a fillip by lockdown is erotic writing. Those writing it explain how they’ve been inspired

Pearse Anderson

06, Jul, 2020 @3:22 PM

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'We were lawless!' Banksy's photographer reveals their scams and scrapes
Steve Lazarides was the art renegade’s strategist, photographer and minder. As his shots are published, he recalls the politics, parties and soaring price tags of ‘Matey Boy’

Stuart Jeffries

16, Dec, 2019 @12:54 PM

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Plagiarism, ‘book-stuffing’, clickfarms ... the rotten side of self-publishing
Scams are rife, particularly when some authors can rake in thousands each month – but high-profile victims of plagiarism warn ‘day of reckoning is coming’

Alison Flood

28, Mar, 2019 @12:49 PM

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Amazon hits back at claims it is to blame for falling author earnings
Retailer insists Authors Guild report that criticised the online giant for contributing to tumbling writers’ incomes used flawed figures, but Guild stands by findings

Alison Flood

16, Jan, 2019 @1:12 PM

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French bookshops revolt after prize selects novel self-published on Amazon
Booksellers say Renaudot prize nomination of Marco Koskas’ novel, which is only available online, is inviting their trade to ‘jump into the wolf’s mouth’

Alison Flood

15, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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How do I get my book published? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Katy Guest
Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Freelance editor Katy Guest answers one of the commonest queries

Katy Guest

25, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Self-published archaeological thriller takes £20,000 Amazon award
The Relic Hunters by David Leadbeater is inaugural winner of online retailer’s DIY publishing prize

Alison Flood

28, Jul, 2017 @2:07 PM

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