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Top 25 Bestselling KWL Titles from 2016

Self-Published titles at Kobo represent nearly 1 in every 4 books sold in the English language for 2016. To spotlight some of the highest selling titles by UNIT for 2016, we present the top-selling 25 titles published through Kobo Writing Life by UNIT sales. Mystery/Thriller/Suspense titles led the way in 2016, but Romance, always a strong selling category, remains quite

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How to Grow Sales in France

If you write in English and have translated your books into French or some other foreign language, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself faced with the unique challenge of selling books in markets where you may not speak the language. It’s difficult enough to gain visibility in English-speaking countries, but trying to do so in France or Germany? That can seem even

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 057 – Helen Hardt

Christine Munroe interviews Helen Hardt, an author and editor, about her publishing journey in terms of both sides of her career. This month, Helen launched the Steel Brothers Saga series with Waterhouse Press, an “untraditional” publishing house headed up by indie author all-star, Meredith Wild. Christine and Helen discuss: Helen’s publishing path, starting with small presses, and most recently with

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 047 – KoBoWriMo Roundtable

For the month of November, a brave team of Kobo staff joined forces to give NaNoWriMo a shot. We blogged about our efforts throughout the month, then several of us (Mark, Christine, Bessie, Sophia, and Wendy) sat down to chat about our experience. Listen to this week’s episode to hear our roundtable discussion about how Team KoBoWriMo fared in 2015.

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