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Grab My Free Guide to Self-Publishing – NaNoWriMo

Thursday, October 30th, 2014


Dear NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) participants, I’m Miral Sattar, writer/journalist/techie and founder of Bibliocrunch. Kudos to you for embarking on this novel-writing challenge! Bibliocrunch is proud to be an official sponsor for NaNoWriMo and we’ll be supporting our authors in a variety of ways. To start I wrote a free self-publishing guide titled You’re Done, Now What? […]

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Add your Favorite Books via Twitter with #AmazonWishList

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Amazon WishList

You might have heard of #AmazonCart. Amazon’s seamless and easy way to add purchases to your cart with a simple Tweet. Today, Amazon just rolled out #AmazonWishList.

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Amazon Launches KDP Kids for Self-Published Children’s Authors

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

KDP kids

In light of our IndieChat tonight, our blog post this week is focused on children’s literature.

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Amazon Speaks Out – Hachette Battle

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Amazon board posting

Amazon hasn’t commented or said much about their ongoing contract battle with Hachette. Earlier today, on their forums they broke their silence and released an official statement.

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Four Affordable Last Minute Book-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

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Did you just realize that Mother’s Day is around the corner? Don’t fret! It’s not too late to get your mom a Mother’s Day gift. If your mom loves books, here’s our affordable book-inspired gift guide for Mother’s Day. Be Funny Does your mom or wife have a sense of humor? If so then she […]

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Guardian Opens up Prizes for Self-Published Authors

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

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I remember a discussion at BEA last year saying that everyone has recognized self-publishing except for major media newspapers.

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Amtrak’s Residency Program – Authors Beware

Monday, March 10th, 2014


We, like, every writer community got super excited about Amtrak’s Residency program. A program for writers to write and get free train rides? How awesome!

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#IndieChat – SelfPub Metrics and Hugh Howey’s Controversial Report

Monday, February 17th, 2014

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The entire publishing world has their knickers in a twist since Hugh Howey released his report on Author Earnings last week.  The chat transcript is here. We even had Hugh Howey, HM Ward and a lot of other folks stop by. 

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Our Favorite Book-Inspired Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Victoria's Kitchen

We couldn’t help but post. Our favorite book-inspired cupcakes for Valentine’s Day from Victoria’s Kitchen in London. 

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Predictions on Where Indie and Self-Publishing is Heading in 2014

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014


I’m generally not very fond of making predictions about the future, particularly in the technology space.

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Paid Sites For Doing Your Book Promotion

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014


So, you’ve written a great book. You’ve gotten a few great reviews. You’ve given away free copies and gotten great feedback. You now want to jumpstart sales and don’t know what to do next.

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Sweet! Now You Can Give iBookstore Gifts

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Apple Gift a book

Sweet! Here’s a great gift for your book lover friends who own an iPad or iPhone. Apple iBookstore now let’s you give  individual books as gifts

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BookVibe’s New Tool to Keep Track of your Book Mentions

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

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There are always new tools popping up for authors everyday. One that stands out in particular is a tool called BookVibe Alerts. BookVibe Alerts simply let’s you input your book information into the console and keep track of all your book mentions on Twitter.

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