No Men Allowed Challenge Accepted & Good Reads This Week


No men allowed: publisher accepts novelist’s ‘year of women’ challenge – by Alison Flood. Small press And Other Stories has answered author Kamila Shamsie’s provocative call for a year of publishing women to redress “gender bias” in the literary world.

Call to Arms – Book Marketing Results by Nicolas C. Rossis Although it was a limited survey, I think he still got some very interesting results on the best venues to advertise your books.

Reports of a Shrinking US eBook Market Have Been Greatly Exaggerated (Nielsen Pubtrack) by Nate Hoffelder. Apparently Nielson has no freaking idea how many eBooks sold last year and they are off by millions.

And…just for fun here’s the link to a character name generator

Have a great week.


6 thoughts on “No Men Allowed Challenge Accepted & Good Reads This Week

  1. I’ve heard about the Nielsen situation, but didn’t have time to read about it 🙂 Helpful as ever with your research, Annie, thank you!


    1. Hey Ramona,

      I’ve seen other articles as well about how skewed the Nielsen numbers are – perhaps it was from Hugh Howey? Anyway, looks like they need to get their ducks in a row. 😀


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