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The self publishing scene is ever-changing, ever-evolving. So are we. That’s why we’re putting together the best content from writers all across the community. Opinion editorials; news roundups; podcast companion pieces. We all have a voice - let’s hear it.

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The SPF Blog is updated regularly with everything from guides on how to increase your productivity to articles on the importance of a word count. Some of it will inform; some of it will entertain. Some might even do both. Scroll down and join the discussion.

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Friday, March 22, 2019
Which book to movie adaptations are the most successful? And which big titles are actually based on indie books?
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Amazon cuts its fees for self-publishing filmmakers, politics makes for great book sales, and the 101 course is still open.
Friday, March 15, 2019
Exclusive with Amazon, or go wide? And HOW wide, exactly?
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Reedsy Discovery is announced, Lana Del Ray self-publishes her poetry, and SPF heads for LBF.
Friday, March 08, 2019
Nobody likes getting a bad review. Here are a few tips on how to deal with them.
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
A self-published author gets a Netflix deal, BAM! closes down, and the SPF 101 course goes live tonight.
Friday, March 01, 2019
L.J. Shen reveals how she managed to get 1400 reviews within a month of launching her latest novel.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Danny Boyle’s new film seems to rip off a self-published story, a much-hyped traditionally published book bombs in the UK, and you can now listen to Mark’s BBC appearance.