Crowdfunded Self-Publishing Expands

crowdfundingSetting up shop in the U.S., the Spanish-language publisher Pentian introduces its unique crowdfunding approach to the English reading market.

In Pentian’s model, early supporters get a cut of each book’s royalties, ensuring that the author isn’t the only stakeholder. Once a project’s costs have been met, Pentian closes funding and puts it into production.

The approach is meant to inject a sense of urgency in the self-publishing process while building a community of readers to help spread the word about forthcoming titles.


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