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publishing newsThe year has only just begun, but a lot of things happening in publishing are making the lives of authors…a little different, more modern, and competitive. Freelancers, while you check out the publishing news below, don’t forget your quarterly estimated taxes are due today!

Screenwriters in North Carolina should know that over 60 productions were held in the Tar Heel State last year. Ready to get your film made? Learn about North Carolina tax credits for film-making.

The number of self-published books available for sale on Amazon will soon exceed the number of traditionally published books. I’m surprised it’s taken this long.

If you published an eBook and miss the personalized act of inscribing and signing a hard copy book for a reader, check out Authorgraph. The service allows you to sign and write custom messages in eBooks.

Goodreads doubled in size—again—in 2013. They recently celebrated over 25 million readers.

Want to know what makes an award-winning book cover design? Check out these book design review requirements when planning your next book cover. One of my posts on font choice may help too.

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