There is a HUGE announcement on The Writer's Guide to E-publishing this morning. Mark Williams has announced MWiDP:
We are looking for writers to join us in a new cloud partnership where the writer has almost all the advantages of being indie, but also almost all the advantages of a “small publisher” brand.The gist is that experienced self-publishers on the other side of the pond are creating a collective small imprint for authors in the U.S. to really breakthrough over there. I love the idea of this group for a few reasons:
- It's linking up authors so that readers can find great titles by other indie authors. One of the recent criticisms I've read about the changes to Amazon's reader forums is that authors have relied on Amazon to do the heavy lifting for too long when it comes to marketing.
- Although membership costs a percentage of your net royalty, 20%, the contract is term limited. If you provide the formatted file and cover art, the contract can be ended at any time with 30 days notice.
- For a slightly higher percentage, or longer contract, other services such as editing, formatting, and cover art can be negotiated.
A robotics engineer asks his business partner to marry him, but a previous one-night stand is having his baby. CANCELLED is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords. WIP: PAST DUE A nurse, crippled by debt, takes a part-time job in medical investigation only to find the man she's dating is a fraud! (status: outlining)