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Bookboon - Delivering a future, one free eBook at a time

Bookboon - Delivering a future, one free eBook at a time

 

Free books! Free books! I won’t lie, I feel like Oprah standing outside a public library dishing out free books to passers-by. The comparison might not actually be that far off from the truth…

 

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State of the third-world self-publishing industry: An interview with Dave Henderson founder of MYeBook

State of the third-world self-publishing industry: An interview with Dave Henderson founder of MYeBook

 

I almost didn't list this interview on the blog. Disecting the latest innovations in our publishing industry is an easy article. I share the good and the bad and the reader decides if the topic discussed is their cup of tea. This interview however, recorded in studio by my friend Devon Martindale from local audio production company Audioshelf has an open and honest look at the life of the rare breed of animal, the African writer.

We discuss the obvious pains of writing from our continent, dealing with issues such as receiving payments from abroad. We also look at the various publishing platforms available to writers, including their pros and cons from an African point of view.

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This week in publishing news - How Africans got the spotlight

This week in publishing news - How Africans got the spotlight

 

I love it when somebody in the spotlight takes a moment to talk about African writers. This week was double dose of limelight (why is it called limelight???) for Africans involved in the publishing industry. Both moments were brought about thanks to Joanna Penn, courtesy of her weekly self-publishing podcast titled The Creative Penn.

 

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