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Indie Publishing

All You Can’t Read: The Problem With Ebook Subscription Models

The latest leak (update: the service is now officially live for US customers) of the Kindle Unlimited subscription service comes as no big surprise. For a fixed price of $9.99 per month readers can get as many books as they…

July 18, 2014, by

Guest Posts

Ten-Year-Old Girl Publishes on Amazon

A mother’s story. I’m honoured to have been invited by André Klein to share my daughter’s book publishing story on LearnOutLive. It’s a story about joy in learning, love of books, and a little girl’s passionate business idea. It all…

December 15, 2013, by

Indie Publishing

Turn Your Research Paper Into A Book: 5 Reasons To Self-Publish Your Work

Recently, I stumbled over an old research paper I had written in university. The term paper (a short treatise on classical perceptions of melancholy as a disease of the “four temperaments”) had survived on a backup copy of my website,…

November 13, 2013, by

Indie Publishing

Who Wants To Write A Book With Us?

There’s something magical about making books. Thanks to the advent of independent or self-publishing, the process has become a lot easier and more accessible. About one month ago I thought about how to share this exciting experience with more people….

July 2, 2013, by

Indie Publishing

Why Making Books Is Like Baking Cookies

Making books is fun. In fact, it’s rather addictive. Once you get started, it’s hard to stop. The process of bookmaking has long been in the hands of a small intellectual elite, heavily guarded by cultural gatekeepers. The internet has…

June 14, 2013, by

Indie Publishing

“98 percent of all culture is unavailable”

Yesterday I stumbled over a short video clip summarizing the history of the land commonly known as Israel/Palestine/Canaan. Before the 3 and a half minutes were over I found myself laughing uncontrollably due to the sheer tragic comedy of it all….

October 4, 2012, by

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How Indie Publishing Could Revolutionize Creative Expression But Often Doesn’t

It was Clay Shirky who said in a recent interview that publishing is no longer a job, it’s a button. In fact, I’m staring at one right now. It’s blue and it says “publish”. It’s simple. Shall I click it? No?…

April 13, 2012, by