Author Pete Liebengood Credits Self-Publishing for His Book’s Option Deal

by Maricel Alcantara

 
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Following a longtime career as a sportscaster and a play-by-play announcer, Pete Liebengood wrote and self-published his debut novel Accidental Droning through Xlibris. He then went a step further by presenting his book to participating agents, producers, and studio executives at Xlibris’ Book-to-Screen Pitchfest in Los Angeles, US. One Hollywood producer saw a great potential […]

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Self-Pubbed Ebook Sales Up in UK

by Maricel Alcantara

 
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A study conducted by UK research firm Nielsen Book UK revealed that self-published ebook sales in the UK climbed from 16% in 2014 to 22% in 2015. The company’s research director Steve Bohme, however, said that e-book sales volume in 2015 slightly jumped 5%, accounting for 27% of the market and lower than the growth […]

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Kylie Helps Author Tony Flood Earn Rave Reviews – Part 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
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Get to know more about Xlibris author Tony Flood and his acclaimed book Triple Tease on this sequel of his Xlibris guest blog. His other book and more about Triple Tease Flood, who has worked for the Sunday People and Sunday Express and was Controller of Information at Sky Television, says, I am probably best […]

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10 Badass Women of Literature – Part 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
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Get to know more badass women of literature in this second installment of the Xlibris Author Advice. 6. Anaïs Nin (1903-1977) She is best known as one of the pioneer women writers of the female erotica genre. The French-Cuban diarist, whose journals detailed her own erotic adventures, self-published her first book Under a Glass Bell. […]

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