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HIGHLIGHTS | BOOK WORLD UPDATE | JULY/AUGUST 2020

About Scribando’s Monthly Book World Updates: 

Scribando’s Monthly Book World Updates inform you of the most important events of the past month (top news, trends, events, tools) and offer an outlook on the top opportunities of the month ahead. Our concept is simple: You only need one email per month to keep yourself up-to-date on the most important things that are going on in the book and publishing world. One email, no spam, no fluff, just useful content.

TOP NEWS: Top Publishing News for the Month of July

England’s Libraries Begin to Reopen | Learn more
IngramSpark Now in Australia | Learn more
NetGalley Expands to Audio and Launches New App Learn more
Print Unit Sales Surprisingly Increased in First Half of 2020 | Learn more
Amazon Lowers Minimum Price Threshold for UK Kindle Store | Learn more
Kobo Unlimited Subscription Launches in Canada | Learn more
Spain’s Book Market: 40% More Online Buying During Lockdown | Learn more
Publisher Association Hails “Biggest Year Ever” for UK Publishers | Learn more
Covid-19 Impact Listing: Cancellations, Closings, Policy Changes & More | Learn more

TOP TRENDS: Publishing & Marketing Trends to Look Out For

Amazon’s New Ad Reporting Update | Learn more
Get Readers to Discover Your Books Through Metadata | Learn more
Increasing Sales in Bookstores Other Than Amazon | Learn more
How AI Can Help Authors Write Better Novels | Learn more
Using Systeme.io for Your Online Business | Learn more
Book Launches Get More Creative | Learn more
Amazon Keeps Pushing Kindle Unlimited | Learn more
Sharing Ideas and Research to Market Your Book | Learn more
Writing a Series to Make More Money | Learn more
Google Introduces New Way for Publishers to Drive Traffic | Learn more
Bookbub Launches New Feature for Authors | Learn more
How Good Prose Sells More Books | Learn more
New Ways Publishers Can Experiment With Revenue | Learn more

TOP OPPORTUNITIES: Current Contests, Promotions & Freebies

Pitch Your Book Idea to Win a Publishing Deal | Learn more
$35M in Grants Available to Nonprofit Publishers | Learn more
TLC Scholarship Helps Black British Writers | Learn more
Writers Online Dark Tales Short Story Competition | Learn more
Narrative Magazine Spring 2020 Short Story Contest | Learn more
The 2020 Exeter Story Prize | Learn more
Aesthetica Creative Writing Award | Learn more
Grindstone Literary Competitions | Learn more
2020 African American Children’s Literature Competition | Learn more
Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest | Learn more
SaveAs International Post Apocalypse Writing Contest | Learn more
Virus Poems Contest | Learn more
Writing Magazine Special Offers | Learn more
20% Off All Writing Courses till 1st August | Learn more
Good E-Reader Summer Sale | Learn more
Women’s Prize Inspirational Journal – Use 10% Off Promo-code “PRIZE10” | Learn more

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UPCOMING EVENTS: Forthcoming Virtual and Live Events

Edinburgh International Book Festival | Learn more
Romance Writers of America Conference (Online) | Learn more
National Book Awards Moves Digital | Learn more
Beijing International Book Fair Moves Online | Learn more
Mendocino Coast Writers Conference | Learn more
SCBWI Annual Summer Conference for Children’s Authors | Learn more
CoNZ Science Fiction Convention | Learn more

AUTHOR RESOURCES: The Latest Tools, Tutorials & Expert Tips For Authors

How to Fix the Amazon Category Problem | Learn more
5 Reasons to Enrol Your Book in Kobo Plus | Learn more
How to Set Up an Author Website in Under 30 Minutes | Learn more
Tech Tools for Full-Time Authors | Learn more
How to Embed an eBook on a Website | Learn more
Publish Your Audiobook to 45 Platforms in 10 Minutes | Learn more
How Does Kobo Pay Canadian Authors? | Learn more
Best Book Cover Software, Designers and Services | Learn more
Economics of Self-Publishing: Costs and Value | Learn more
Clever Tool to Easily Outline Your Novel | Learn more
The Ultimate Guide to Content Repurposing | Learn more
EPUB Made Even Easier | Learn more
How to Automate Your Amazon Ads | Learn more
Creating the Perfect Book Title (+ Podcast Outreach Template) | Learn more

SUCCESS STORIES: Success Stories for Inspiration & Motivation

John Bolton’s Memoir Sold 780,000 Copies in Its First Week | Learn more
Author Bought His Own Book to Get Higher on Bestseller Lists | Learn more
Indie Author LJ Ross Shortlisted for a British Book Award | Learn more
How Dean Graziosi Sold 1M+ Books by Infomercial | Learn more
Black Author Michael La Ronn Thrives on Crossing Borders | Learn more
Indie Authors at the Independent Bookstore | Learn more
Mom Writes Children’s Book About Social Distancing | Learn more
92-Year-Old Discovers New Life As an Author | Learn more
Mary Trump Book Breaks Record With Mammoth Sales | Learn more

EXTRA: Trending Posts From Book Publishing Professionals [LinkedIn Group]

Offering services: Children’s stories in rhyme | See post
Article about children’s changing media consumption during Covid-19| See post
Changes to Amazon Advertising reports| See post
Offering services: OnlineBookPublicity.com| See post
Sharing: Pandemic’s impact on author book sales| See post
Question: typical rate per page for book typesetting in languages| See post

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