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Is Partridge Africa a scam?

Is Partridge Africa a scam?
  This is a letter I have received from South African author – Francois* - and is published with his consent. It details his experience as a first-time author dealing with the publishing company Partridge Africa. I will leave the letter as unedited as possible and add only comments and clarity where I think they might be needed. (Dave.) For t......
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2016 – The year of the book - A celebration of self-publishing through numbers.

2016 – The year of the book - A celebration of self-publishing through numbers.
  45 000 , 78, 71 – A code for that safe where you keep the things no one must find? Nah, even better. Our digital publishing startup recently turned four (counting from the evening of its conception). This post is a textual-reminiscence over the year that was and what it meant for the self-publishing author. I had a wee bit o......
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I need your help

I need your help
  I need your help. Freely sharing (self) publishing advice for authors is a passion. Guess what: blogging is a job that does not pay us. The reward for hours spent behind our keyboards is delivered in the form of comments from our happy blog readers. Totally worth it. However as a South African blogging into the international internet ether......
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Authors gone wild – A celebration of self-publishing at the MYeBook fourth birthday bash

Authors gone wild – A celebration of self-publishing at the MYeBook fourth birthday bash
  What!? Our self-publishing platform turned four? Hell yeah, and it was done in style. Friday 14th October 2016 will go down in many calendars as a night of celebration and literary debauchery. Wine was uncorked, authors conversed and new friends compared book-sizes. A far cry from the late night business plan birthed from the cavernous-cranium of MYeBook founder Dave......
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Death of options for South African authors

Death of options for South African authors
  Notice of termination of digital books services. Please be advised On the Dot a division of Media 24 (PTY) Ltd has decided to terminate its services in the e-book market and will shortly no longer be providing digital fulfilment agency services to customers. Sound ominous? It should. Like the sound of a thousand pages being torn simultaneously, another publishing......
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