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A Lume Spento (translated by the author as With Tapers Quenched) is a 1908 poetry collection by Ezra Pound.
Alan Sepinwall is an American television reviewer and writer.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
Alternative media are media that differ from established or dominant types of media in terms of their content, production, or distribution.
Amanda Hocking (born July 12, 1984) is an American writer of paranormal romance young adult fiction.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The Amazon Kindle is a series of e-readers designed and marketed by Amazon. Amazon Kindle devices enable users to browse, buy, download, and read e-books, newspapers, magazines and other digital media via wireless networking to the Kindle Store. The hardware platform, developed by Amazon subsidiary Lab126, began as a single device and now comprises a range of devices, including e-readers with E Ink electronic paper displays and Kindle applications on all major computing platforms. All Kindle devices integrate with Kindle Store content, and as of March 2018, the store has over six million e-books available in the United States.. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
Amazon Publishing (simply APub) is Amazon.com's book publishing unit launched in 2009.
Analogue electronics (also spelled analog electronics) are electronic systems with a continuously variable signal, in contrast to digital electronics where signals usually take only two levels.
Andrew Taylor Weir (born June 16, 1972) is an American novelist whose debut novel, The Martian, was later adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott in 2015.
The App Store is a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system.
Apple Books (previously known as iBooks until 2018) is an e-book application by Apple Inc. for its iOS and macOS operating systems and devices.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
An audiobook (or talking book) is a recording of a text being read.
An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer.
An author mill is a publisher that relies on producing large numbers of small-run books by different authors, as opposed to a smaller number of works published in larger numbers.
Author Solutions is the parent company of the self publishing companies/imprints AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, Xlibris, Palibrio, and Booktango.
Barnes & Noble, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the bookseller with the largest number of retail outlets in the United States, and a retailer of content, digital media, and educational products.
Between the Acts is the final novel by Virginia Woolf.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
Blurb is an American self-publishing platform that enables their users to create, self-publish, promote, share, and sell their own print and ebooks.
A book is a series of pages assembled for easy portability and reading, as well as the composition contained in it.
Breitbart News Network (known commonly as Breitbart News, Breitbart or Breitbart.com) is a far-right*.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Cloud computing is an information technology (IT) paradigm that enables ubiquitous access to shared pools of configurable system resources and higher-level services that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort, often over the Internet.
On-Demand Publishing, LLC doing business as CreateSpace is a self-publishing service owned by Amazon.
Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.
David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, film director, screenwriter and author.
, often romanized as doujin, is a general Japanese term for a group of people or friends who share an interest, activity, hobbies, or achievement.
Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC (23 January 1930 – 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright.
Digital electronics or digital (electronic) circuits are electronics that operate on digital signals.
"Do it yourself" ("DIY") is the method of building, modifying, or repairing things without the direct aid of experts or professionals.
Due diligence is an investigation of a business or person prior to signing a contract, or an act with a certain standard of care.
An electronic book (or e-book or eBook) is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices.
An e-reader, also called an e-book reader or e-book device, is a mobile electronic device that is designed primarily for the purpose of reading digital e-books and periodicals.
Erika Leonard (née Mitchell; born 7 March 1963), known by her pen name E. L. James, is an English author.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.
EPUB is an e-book file format with the extension.epub EPUB files can be read using complying software on devices like smartphones, tablets, computers, or e-readers.
Erotica is any artistic work that deals substantively with erotically stimulating or sexually arousing subject matter.
The Espresso Book Machine (EBM) is a print on demand (POD) machine that prints, collates, covers, and binds a single book in a few minutes.
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic, as well as a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement.
Fan fiction or fanfiction (also abbreviated to fan fic, fanfic, fic or ff) is fiction about characters or settings from an original work of fiction, created by fans of that work rather than by its creator.
Fifty Shades of Grey is a 2011 erotic romance novel by British author E. L. James It is the first instalment in the ''Fifty Shades'' trilogy that traces the deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey.
Franklin Hiram King (8 June 1848–4 August 1911) was an American agricultural scientist who was born on a farm near Whitewater, Wisconsin, attended country schools, and received his professional training first at Whitewater State Normal School, graduating in 1872, and then at Cornell University.
The Hogarth Press was a British publishing house founded in 1917 by Leonard Woolf and Virginia Woolf.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
Hugh C. Howey (born 1975) is an American writer, known best for the science fiction series Silo, part of which he published independently through Amazon.com's Kindle Direct Publishing system.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
Ingram Content Group is a United States-based service provider to the book publishing industry based in La Vergne, Tennessee.
The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.
iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.
The iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as iPod touch) is an iOS-based all-purpose mobile device designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-controlled user interface.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
iUniverse, founded in October 1999, is a self-publishing company in Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.Kevin Abourezk, Lincoln Journal Star, January 22, 2008.
James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, best-selling author, venture capitalist, and podcaster.
James Douglas Ignatius Macdonald (born 1954) is an American author and critic who lives in New Hampshire with his wife and frequent collaborator, Dr. Debra Doyle.
James Redfield (born March 19, 1950) is an American author, lecturer, screenwriter and film producer.
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.
Jane Friedman is the Co-Founder of Open Road Integrated Media, which sells and markets ebooks.
Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (– February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press.
John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.
Kimberly Kardashian West (born October 21, 1980) is an American reality television personality and socialite.
Kindle Direct Publishing is Amazon.com's e-book publishing unit launched in November 2007, concurrently with the first Amazon Kindle device.
Rakuten Kobo Inc., or simply Kobo, is a Canadian company which sells e-books, audiobooks, e-readers and tablet computers.
Laurence Sterne (24 November 1713 – 18 March 1768) was an Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman.
Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.
Library Journal is an American trade publication for librarians.
The following is a list of notable self-publishing companies, and some which provide assistance in self-publishing books, provide print on demand services as publishers or operate as vanity presses.
Llumina Press, a Print on demand, self publishing, and distribution company was founded by Deborah Greenspan in 2000.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lulu Press, Inc., doing business as Lulu.com, is an online print-on-demand, self-publishing, and distribution platform.
Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922), known as Marcel Proust, was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier rendered as Remembrance of Things Past), published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.
Martin Luther, (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546) was a German professor of theology, composer, priest, monk, and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation.
Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter.
Matthew John Reilly (born 2 July 1974)" ". Retrieved 10 January 2009 is an Australian action thriller writer.
Milo Yiannopoulos (born Milo Hanrahan; 18 October 1984; also writing under the pen name Milo Andreas Wagner) is a British polemicist, political commentator, public speaker, and writer.
A mobile app is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device such as a phone/tablet or watch.
Nathaniel Hawthorne (né Hathorne; July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist, dark romantic, and short story writer.
The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York City.
Outskirts Press is a Denver, Colorado-based book publisher which caters to self-publishing authors.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
Pedophilia, or paedophilia, is a psychiatric disorder in which an adult or older adolescent experiences a primary or exclusive sexual attraction to prepubescent children.
Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).
Penguin Random House (PRH) is an American multinational publishing company formed in 2013 from the merger of Random House (owned by German media conglomerate Bertelsmann) and Penguin Group (owned by British publishing company Pearson PLC).
Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work.
Polly Courtney is an English author and media commentator.
Predatory open-access publishing is an exploitative open-access academic publishing business model that involves charging publication fees to authors without providing the editorial and publishing services associated with legitimate journals (open access or not).
In publishing, printers are both companies providing printing services and individuals who directly operate printing presses.
A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring the ink.
Pronoun was a New York-based company that provides free book publishing, marketing, and analytics services to authors.
Publishing is the dissemination of literature, music, or information—the activity of making information available to the general public.
Samizdat was a form of dissident activity across the Eastern bloc in which individuals reproduced censored and underground publications by hand and passed the documents from reader to reader.
Scribd is a digital library, e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles.
Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the online visibility of a website or a web page in a web search engine's unpaid results—often referred to as "natural", "organic", or "earned" results.
Seedcamp is Europe's seed fund.
Self Publish, Be Happy (SPBH) is an organisation founded by Bruno Ceschel in 2010 that aims to help aspiring photographers to self-publish their own books.
A selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a smartphone which may be held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick.
Shadowmancer is a fantasy novel by G. P. Taylor, first published privately in 2002.
Silo is a series of science fiction books by American writer Hugh Howey.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
A small press is a publisher with annual sales below a certain level.
Smashwords (Smashwords, Inc.), based in Los Gatos, California, is an e-book-distribution platform founded by Mark Coker for independent authors and publishers.
Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.
A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a portable personal computer, typically with a mobile operating system and LCD touchscreen display processing circuitry, and a rechargeable battery in a single thin, flat package.
The Celestine Prophecy is a 1993 novel by James Redfield that discusses various psychological and spiritual ideas rooted in multiple ancient Eastern traditions and New Age spirituality.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
Joy of Cooking, often known as "The Joy of Cooking", is one of the United States' most-published cookbooks.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (or Tristram Shandy) is a novel by Laurence Sterne.
The Martian is a 2015 science fiction survival film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon.
The Martian is a 2011 science fiction novel written by Andy Weir.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Shack is a novel by Canadian author William P. Young that was published in 2007.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Twilight is a series of four vampire-themed fantasy romance novels by American author Stephenie Meyer.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Vanity is the excessive belief in one's own abilities or attractiveness to others.
A vanity press, vanity publisher, or subsidy publisher is a publishing house in which authors pay to have their books published.
Victoria Knowles (born 16 April 1976) is an English author and personal assistant.
Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 188228 March 1941) was an English writer, who is considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
Walter "Walt" Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist.
Wattpad is a community for readers and writers to publish new user-generated stories in different genres, including classics, general fiction, historical fiction, non-fiction, poetry, spiritual, humor, and teen fiction.
A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.
William Paul Young (born May 11, 1955) is a Canadian author.
A zine (short for magazine or fanzine) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via photocopier.
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