Christine chrissy munroe is director of kobo writing life, a digital self-publishing platform from rakuten kobo who partnered with walmart to provide walma. Self-publishing has a stigma surrounding it that is always changing, if not yet gone whether one is an avid reader or only has time to pick up a new book sparingly, there is something comforting about knowing that the book in hand has been vetted by an editorial team. Every book published through kobo writing life undergoes our qa process and because no book is perfect, some will be rejected when a. Toronto, july 23, 2013 – kobo, a global leader in ereading, today announced its kobo writing life (kwl) self-publishing platform now offers advanced features that enable authors to easily create ebooks and edit their work directly within the kwl text editor since its launch in july of last year . Listen to kobo writing life podcast episodes free, on demand insights and inspiration for growing your self-publishing business, featuring interviews with bestselling authors and publishing experts.
Kobo writing life news and updates – kwl specific news and includes our monthly newsletter when your ebooks are published – you’ll receive an email when the publishing is completed for your books. Kobo writing life is the self-publishing arm of kobo (similar to kindle direct publishing) and has a very useful blog as many of you know, . Kobo’s publishing platform is called kobo writing life (kwl), and like smashwords, kwl has a more author and reader-friendly branding about it where amazon developed and added kdp for authors and publishers, kobo and kwl has the feel of a publishing platform and community built from the ground up—specifically for books, readers and authors. This service, writing life, just went live a couple of days ago i used it for my books and was really happy with the simplicity and user-friendliness of the site, perhaps the easiest place to upload everything.
Kobo writing life is provided “as is” and kobo disclaims, any representations, warranties or conditions, express or implied, regarding the products and services contemplated by this agreement including, but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability, merchantable quality or fitness for a particular purpose and those arising by law . Ebook distribution through kobo a relative newcomer to the international arena, kobo books is now one of the largest retailers of epub-format ebooks in the world the word kobo is an anagram of book. Hello, my wa friends today we are about to continue our ebook training it is time to discuss about self-publishing ebooks for free with kobo writing life. July 21, 2015 – kobo and written word media announced the launch of a new partnership today called freebooksy features, a curated selection of free ebook titles handpicked by a collaborative team from freebooksy and writer’s life the selections represent an array of genres including romance . Competition sponsor: kobo writing life kobo is a competition sponsor for our 2017 london book fair indie author fringe event our online conference starts at 10am (london) on march 18th 2017 and runs continuously for 24 hours.
Hi, there i write ya science fiction (and publish it on kobo, of course) if you're looking for ideas to promote your book on social media, check out the recent blog on eye-catching promos on kobo writing life website everything i know i learned from other w. Georgia rose has been catching up with another podcast and written this post to introduce you to the kobo writing life podcast. Just wondering whether any others have any of these issues with kobo besides not being able to log into kobo writing life today, i notice three recurring problems:.
We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. A snapshot from the kobo writing life dashboard of a self-published author’s global sales naturally, it isn’t only indies who want in on the action writers who were once published by major publishing houses are increasingly choosing to go fully or partially independent, a practice referred to as “hybrid publishing”. Christine munroe is the us manager for kobo writing life, where she helps authors, agents, and small publishers reach readers in over 190 countries she also contributes to kwl’s blog and podcast , free resources for kobo’s indie community.
Since the launch of the kobo writing life (kwl) self-publishing platform in the summer of 2012, the service has grown quickly and now generates about 10% of kobo’s unit sales the growth is also . Kobo writing life, toronto, ontario 4,405 likes 990 talking about this go global with kobo writing life need help visit us at bitly/kwlhelpcentre. Kobo writing life podcast – episode 074 – walking the writer’s life with joanna penn mark lefebvre, director of self-publishing and author relations for kobo is the host for this episode, and introduces a memorable clip from episode 279 of the.
This month, kobo writing life, kobo’s do-it-yourself ebook publishing platform, sponsored a very successful event at jan’s paperbacks that brought together independent booksellers and local authors. Kobo writing life, toronto, ontario 4,172 likes 169 talking about this go global with kobo writing life need help visit us at bitly/kwlhelpcentre. E-book retailer kobo finally unveiled plans at bookexpo america for its much-anticipated self-publishing platform the company will launch kobo writing life, a self-publishing and self-service .