Last Night, we Relaunched the Scribd Author Series with a Fireside-Style Q & A with Cycle of Lies Author Juliet Macur at The Box SF. Juliet’s Talk WAS both Edifying and entertaining. We Learned so much about Cycling, Doping, Lance Armstrong, and Sports fame . Read more
In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’re welcoming the Bay Area writing group, Write on Mamas, to Scribd. We’ll have 6 writers in our office. They’ll be here talking about how writing informs their parenting and how parenting informs their writing.
Fans and members of the San Francisco reading and writing community are invited to join us for a free, intimate event with these writers. Read more
Earlier this week, we shared the story of longtime Scribd author, Hyla Molander’s journey to market and publish a book using Kickstarter.
Today, we present an interview with her that goes into her background using Scribd, thoughts on self-publishing and the extremely personal story that is the foundation of her forthcoming memoir, Drop Dead Life. Read more
For the past few years — almost since the beginning, author and writer Hyla Molander has been utilizing the features and power of Scribd.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve discussed the often difficult and tumultuous world of digital publishing. Read more
It used to be that the success of a book was dictated by the reviews of newspaper columnists and the attention garnered by placement on prestigious ‘top book’ lists.
A book that climbed the charts of the New York Times Bestseller List had a good shot at monetary success and a book that was mentioned on Oprah’s television show was commonly succeeded by massive press and success. Read more
Getting noticed in publishing is a fine and curious blend of self-marketing and a relentless worth ethic. Today, even with a proliferation of mobile devices and an explosion of publishing services, it is still incredibly difficult for an author to deliver their crafted pieces to a wide audience. Read more
Nineteen minutes after Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface, Buzz Aldrin emerged.
The year was 1969.
It’s always a pleasure discovering new talent on Scribd. From authors, indie publishers, researchers, and everything in between. We especially take note when those publications and writers are developed around beautiful design and layout.
For lovers of sci-fi, fantasy and historical fiction, Scribd just hit the mother lode.
This week, E-Reads has joined Scribd, and they bring a ton of fantastic content specialized around romance novels, sci-fi, fantasy, and difficult to source, out-of-print books.
For sci-fi in particular, we are super excited about Brian W. Read more