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KWL at RWA 2017

Kobo Writing Life will be at the 37th Annual RWA Conference July 26th through July 29th. KWL Director Mark Lefebvre will be at RWA meeting with authors and industry folks (and doing his best not to sweat on everyone). On Friday July 28th, Mark is hosting public office hours in…

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FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR 2015 INTERNATIONAL SELF-PUBLISHING AND AUTHOR PROGRAM

Kobo Writing Life is delighted to take part in Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 and to support the Fair’s International Self-Publishing and Author program on this occasion. Self-publishing has grown around the world to become a strong and vibrant community. For the past three years, the Frankfurt Book Fair has offered…

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Go Wide, Go Big—Go For It!

KWL is a team of 7 strong women running a major pillar of Kobo’s content catalogue. We LOVE hearing stories about how self-publishing empowers female writers to build booming independent publishing businesses, making enough money through writing to quit their day jobs, and even hire their partners, family members, or friends to support them. Here Julia Kent shares her tips for success.

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TCK Publishing Podcast Interview with Kobo Writing Life’s Mark Lefebvre

Tom Corson-Knowles, Founder of TCK Publishing, recently interviewed KWL Director Mark Lefebvre on the TCK Publishing Podcast. In the interview, Tom and Mark discuss a wide range of topics. They talk about traditional publishing and self-publishing and the true value of both. They discuss emerging global markets for eBooks and…

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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…

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Kismet And Creation: Some Books Are Meant To Be

Kobo Writing Life is a platform used by indie authors and independent publishers. These publishers, who typically comprise of smaller teams, are nimble and quick, experiment, provide key titles to niche markets, and bring new voices and books into the world in exciting and bold new ways. This guest post…

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 068 – Ethan Jones

In Episode 68, we check in with Ethan Jones, a spy thriller author who decided to go wide with his novels and focus on growing his Kobo sales. His 2015 sales were up 260% over 2014, and every month has broken his sales record from the preceding month. Kobo is…

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