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2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards National Medalists
2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards National Medalists
21st Annual Awards

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the independent authors and publishers who participated in our 21st annual, 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest.Here are the gold, silver and bronze me …   read more

2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Outstanding Medalists
2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Outstanding Medalists
21st Annual Awards

For 33 years our mission at Independent Publisher has been to recognize and encourage the work of publishers who exhibit the courage and creativity necessary to take chances, break new ground, and bri …   read more

2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional and Ebook Medalists
2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional and Ebook Medalists
21st Annual Awards

Here are the results of the 2017 Independent Publisher Regional and Ebook Awards, presented to the year's best titles published in these important and growing divisions of independent publishing.Liste …   read more

Coming This Month
Coming This Month
by Lauren White / August 2017

Notable August Indie Book Releases

Each month, our staff chooses several notable books released from indie presses and hybrid publishers.Check out our top picks for the best new releases from indie presses this August - a mix of fictio …   read more

Inside a Publishing House
Inside a Publishing House
by Jillian Manning / August 2017

10 Things You Might Not Know About the Publishing Business

Movies and TV shows make it seem easy to get a publishing deal: a fairy godmother editor will magically come across your manuscript, you'll get offered a whole bunch of money, you'll land on Forbes' h …   read more

My Independent Labor of Love
My Independent Labor of Love
by Suzanne Hoffman / August 2017

An IPPY Winner's Publishing Journey

I'm a traditional girl from south Louisiana who rarely, if ever, goes about things in a traditional way. Labor of Love: Wine Family Women of Piemonte was my first book and is a prime example of my &ld …   read more

Indie Books to Help You Navigate the News
Indie Books to Help You Navigate the News
by IP Staff / August 2017

Independently Published Current Event Books

Ever feel like you need context during our crazy news cycles of late? Find yourself high-tailing it to Wikipedia to make sense of an article? Keeping track of everything going on in the world is hard …   read more

The Most Iconic Books Set in 150 Countries
The Most Iconic Books Set in 150 Countries
by Kimberly Mays / August 2017

An Infographic

This infographic was originally posted on the Global English Editing website.Reading a book allows you to visit somewhere new, transporting you to the past, an imagined future, and entirely new worlds …   read more

1, 2, 3: How to Reach Your Writing Goals
1, 2, 3: How to Reach Your Writing Goals
by Janet Lane / August 2017

Advice from an Award-Winning Author

Wannabe goals. We all made them for the new year, right? Unbelievably, we're now knocking on the door to autumn. Often our goals are unspoken but sincere, something we know we need to accomplish to ad …   read more

Independent Book Reviewers
Independent Book Reviewers
by Anais Mohr / August 2017

Fostering the Indie Community

As a published book is sent into the world for anyone to discover, readers and publishers alike rely on reviews to introduce new titles. Earning the distinction of a good review can impact a book's re …   read more