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Top 25 Bestselling KWL Titles from 2016

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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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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 068 – Ethan Jones

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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 now Ethan’s leading retailer, bringing him healthy four figures each

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 066 – Literary Agent Sarah Heller

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  Recorded at Kobo’s headquarters, this episode features Toronto-based literary agent Sarah Heller, from the Helen Heller Agency. Why did Sarah become an agent? What are some benefits to being an agent in Toronto? What are some key tips for authors planning to query an agent? Tune in as Sarah and US Manager Christine Munroe discuss all of this and

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 057 – Helen Hardt

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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 044 – Mark Dawson

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This episode features Mark Dawson, the bestselling UK author of the John Milton and Soho Noir series. Mark has become a go-to expert on Facebook ads and building your mailing list, so we dig into each of these topics and more. Listen as Mark and KWL Manager Christine Munroe discuss:  In 2001/2002, his first novel was published traditionally in the

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