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Publishers Open to Submissions

Is 2017 the year you’ll complete your novel/children’s book/picture book…? Start the new year with some positive aspirations: here is a great list from Bookfox, of children’s and young adult publishers (mostly) open to submissions. Well worth a browse. Make 2017 the … Continue reading

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Make Profit Selling Your ebooks

More good news for established authors. Wuthering Ink – wutheringink.com – is a new Australian portal, set up by author and writing teacher, Sue Woolfe, along with other authors: Bem Le Hunte, Libby Hathorn and Louise Katz. Macmillan Publishing Solutions … Continue reading

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Author Self-Promotion That Works…

Worried you’re wasting precious writing time banging away at the social media drum trying to sell your book? I’ve just read a great author blog by Delilah S Dawson at whimsydark.com. A traditionally published author who also “plays about with self publishing on … Continue reading

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What Waterstones Can Teach Writers

Don’t you just love mavericks? Stephen Heyman writes on slate.com about how Waterstones’ fortunes changed for the better when Alexander Mamut, described by one broadsheet as: “The most powerful Oligarch you have never heard of”, bought Waterstone’s (when it had … Continue reading

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It’s been a good year for independent publishing. Mark Coker of Smashwords is feeling confident for the future, as is Electrik Inc. But what about the many stages writers go through before they press the button that uploads their print … Continue reading

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Want to give your children something this Christmas that’ll keep them amused for hours at a time, transport them to magical places and won’t need batteries? Check out the Electrik Inc blog for some great Christmas reads. Actually, these books … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Successful Marketing (ebooks and print on demand)

First, make a plan. It’s okay to write your book without any kind of plan, if that’s your preferred way of working. But if you adopt that strategy for marketing, you’ll seriously restrict your book’s chances. A lot depends on … Continue reading

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