the UKs first dedicated, direct eBook Publisher and Distributor—Autharium Publishing—launched the first “direct to Author” beta website. Autharium.com is undoubtedly the first of a new kind of book publisher who are focused on the rapidly expanding ebook market. Through their innovative proprietary publishing platform an Author can: upload or create a new book from scratch, submit it for publication approval and QC checks, and then have it published and distributed by Autharium in a matter of days.