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Self Publishing Intelligence Report for April 2013

We spend a lot of time covering independent authors on GalleyCat, bringing news from the self-publishing world every week.

In an effort to consolidate our reporting, we will release a monthly Self-Publishing Intelligence Report that links to all of our resources for indie authors. Below, we’ve linked to our bestseller lists and the top news stories about this booming corner of the publishing industry.

If you are an author, find some support in our directory of writers looking for writing groups.

Self-Publishing Intelligence Report for April 2013

Bestsellers for the Month

Week one rankings: 99-Cent Boxed Set Tops Self-Published Bestsellers List

Week two rankings: Abbi Glines Takes 6 Spots on Self Published Bestsellers List

Week three rankings: Rachel Van Dyken Tops Self-Published Bestsellers List

Week four rankings: Katy Evans Hits Bestseller Lists in 4 Self-Publishing Marketplaces

Week five rankings: J. S. Scott Leads Self-Published Bestsellers List

 

Genre Fiction Charts for April 2013

Top Mysteries & Thrillers by Self-Published Authors

Top Science Fiction Bestsellers by Self-Published Authors

Top Children’s Book Bestsellers by Self-Published Authors

 

Self-Publishing News for April 2013

How Indie Authors Can Work Together

Jamie McGuire Debuts at Top of Bestseller Lists

B&N Launches Nook Press for Self-Published Authors

Join Our Authors Who Visit Book Clubs Directory

 

Sell Your PressBooks Creation in 11 eBook Stores

How To Find Other Writers Looking for Writing Groups

 

Author Resources

Free eBook Formatting & Marketing Guides for Writers

Self Publishing Tutorial Videos

How To Budget for Your Book

Free Sites to Promote Your eBook

How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores

How to Pitch Your Book to Online Outlets

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